Category Animal Research

Good Research Relies on Reflexivity

Erin Sharoni illustrates how the feminist principle of reflexivity can be broadly applied to support structural changes that promote good science.

The Ethics of Companion Animal Abandonment in Times of Crisis

Andrew Fenton and Timothy Krahn analyze some of the ethical issues at stake when humans are forced to abandon their companion animals in a time of crisis.

COVID-19 animal research reveals ethical shortcomings

Andrew Fenton and L. Syd M Johnson outline several ethical issues with nonhuman animal research revealed by COVID-19 research

Canadian Animal Research: Policy in Search of Principle?

Aidan Hayes contrasts Canada’s ethical frameworks for research employing human and animal subjects.

The Need for Ethical Expertise in Animal Research Assessment

Caroline Vardigans reconsiders the role of the professional ethicist in the research approval process and argues for their inclusion on Animal Care Committees.