This course is not scheduled yet.
Course description: During this course you will learn how to write a CCD project proposal for your project license involving animal experiments. You will be informed on the different legislations and guidelines you have to take into account. You get insight information from an Ethics Committee member on how the proposal is reviewed. There is one lecture on public writing included for getting the correct tone setting, by a popular scientific journalist. We will finish with additional advice and pitfalls.
Please note:There is an option for a limited number of people to sign up for an advanced course involving the review procedure. In this advanced course your project proposal, 1 appendix and NTS will be peer reviewed and reviewed by a member of the AWB. You will indicate during the 2-day course if you would like to participate in this optional advanced course. Once there is sufficient interest, this additional course will be planned.
Learning goal: During this course you will learn:
- During the two-day course, you will learn how to write CCD project proposal with all the needed information and correct tone setting and how to avoid pitfalls.
|PhDs or researchers that have issues getting their CCD project proposals authorized
|In-depth, post graduate
|A minimum of 10 and a maximum of 20 participants
|2 days and given once every year
|Participants are expected to have completed the Laboratory Animal Science course (art 9.)
|Home work/ self- study
|There will be some amount of homework involved
|Course content coordinator
|Janneke Arts, Rob Buiter, Astrid Smit and Corné Rademaker
|Wageningen University campus, Wageningen, the Netherlands.
Note: Room and building will be communicated to registered and confirmed participants about one week before the start of the course.
13:00 Introduction lecture (member AWB, Janneke Arts)
- European directive
- Dutch law on animal experiments
- WUR policy
14:30 Short break
14:45 Lecture Animal Ethics Committee (animal ethicist/AEC-member, Corné Rademaker)
- How does the AEC work
- What does the AEC advise look like
- How does de AEC make the cost-benefit analysis.
- What does the AEC need to get to an advise/judgement.
16:30 Peer session in small groups: explain your project in ‘Jip en Janneke’-language
17:15 Introduction NTS homework
13:00 Lecture public writing (Astrid Smit/Rob Buiter)
How to write an NTS. How to write your scientific paper in understandable language for laymen. Lecture starts with background information, after which you will practice in small groups under supervision of two expert scientific journalists.
14:00 Short break
14:15 practicing in groups
16:00 Finishing lecture (member AWB)
- Trigger words and other pitfalls
- NTS publications
- Wob/WOO proof writing
All other participants
*Fee includes study and training material, coffee/tea.