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Exploring the role of animal technologists in implementing the 3Rs: An ethnographic investigation of the UK university sector

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The biomedical industry relies on the skills of Animal Technologists (ATs) to put laboratory animal welfare into practice. This is the first study to explore how this is achieved in relation to their participation in implementing refinement and reduction, two of the three key guiding ethical principles––the “3Rs”––of what is deemed to be humane animal experimentation. The interpretative approach contributes to emerging work within the social sciences and humanities exploring care and ethics ...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1177/0162243917718066

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Keble College
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Grant:
Small Grant (WT100899MA)
Publisher:
SAGE Publisher's website
Journal:
Science, Technology and Human Values Journal website
Volume:
43
Issue:
4
Pages:
694-722
Publication date:
2017-08-10
Acceptance date:
2017-06-03
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EISSN:
1552-8251
ISSN:
0162-2439
Pubs id:
pubs:698697
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uri:e2cdc2a6-3d95-4bce-a93b-577e7d0ac43a
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uuid:e2cdc2a6-3d95-4bce-a93b-577e7d0ac43a
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