Openness

A list of site content that is tagged as Openness – grouped by type of content.

Publications

The issues of openness, transparency and public engagement about animal research have taken focus in several different countries in recent years. This open access paper gives an account of a two-day-long, international expert forum on this topic.

This report discusses the different expectations people have of Patient and Public involvement and Engagement with animal research. We review the opportunities and challenges across perspectives. We also identify preliminary recommendations for enabling more meaningful involvement.

Blog entry

Written by:

Bentley Crudgington

When you build a world you have the luxury (and burden) of designing everything within it.

Written by:

Renelle McGlacken

On the 21st May, Pru Hobson-West and I dipped our toes into public engagement around animal research at the Nottingham Pint of Science Festival 2019.

We are delighted to feature this guest blog on mice models in animal research from Nicole C. Nelson.

Written by:

Bentley Crudgington

A directive of the Collaboration and Communication strand of the Animal Research Nexus is to produce dynamic pubic engagement activities that connect different pers

Written by:

Renelle McGlacken, Tess Skidmore, Bentley Crudgington

Projects by Bentley 

At a previous meeting we were all asked to define what “nexus” meant to us. 

Events

“Hi. How are you?” This is a common greeting used to ask about health, but has anyone ever asked you; “did you come alone?” We’ll be exploring these questions in a short, interactive, one-on-one scenario. This is no ordinary theatre experience, as you’ll play the protagonist, answering questions and attempting tasks that will challenge assumptions of who is involved in human health.

A participatory workshop with Exeter's Univeristy of the Third Age exploring the what openness around animal research means at an individual level and how it could be improved. 

Project partners

The Lab Collective create interactive, visceral live experiences; treading the line between theatre, game and installation, The Lab Collective empower the audience to collaborate in our performances.

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