B – Animal research reporting

Osborne NJ, Ritskes-Hoitinga M, Ahluwahlia A, et al. Letter to editor – round table unites to tackle culture change in an effort to improve animal resarch reporting. BMC Veterinary Research 2017;13:314
(doi: 10.1186/s12917-017-1235-9)

A round table meeting was held s on the 25th of September 2017 in Edinburgh to discuss how to enhance the rate at which the quality of reporting animal research can be improved. A signed statement acknowledges the efforts that participant organizations have made towards improving the reporting of animal studies and confirms an ongoing commitment to drive further improvements, calling upon both academics and laboratory animal veterinarians to help make this cultural change.