July 2019

"EQIPD Summer School "Improving preclinical data quality and robustness" New

Now open for registration!

We’re excited to announce that, for the second consecutive year, SYRCLE will host the EQIPD Summer School 2019 entiteled "Improving preclinical data quality and robustness"!
Date and place: September 16th-19th 2019 @Radboud university medical center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Click here for the full draft program. To register, please use this registration form: https://forms.gle/93jbdXtYG5hounFb6
Program overview: Day 1 (Mo Sept 16th): Improving robustness of animal studies: rationale, study design and study execution Day 2 (Tue Sept 17th): Improving robustness of animal studies: data analysis and reporting Day 3 (Wed Sept 18th): Hands-on training in systematic review and meta-analysis of animal studies Day 4 (Thu Sept 19th): Implementation of measures to improve research rigour Lecturers: Dr. Kim Wever, Dr. Thomas Steckler, Prof. Malcolm Macleod, Lee Monk, Dr. Zsanett Bahor, Prof. Martin Michel, Dr. Judith van Luijk and Dr. Rob de Vries
The administration fee for this Summer School is €50.

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July 2017

"Call for Trial Participants"

Web application for data extraction in systematic review

Systematic Living Information Machine (SLIM) is a Wellcome Trust/MRC funded project, to assess the utility of machine learning and tesxting mining tools in preclinical systmatic review

Join the study Information Sheet Consent Form


24 May 2016

"Saving Brains; Developing Effective Treatments for Stroke"

Professor Malcolm Macleod, Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences; and Professor Karen Horsburgh, Centre for Neuroregeneration discuss exciting new approaches to modelling stroke in the laboratory, some of the new treatments that are being developed in the laboratory, and how these are being brought forward for use with patients.

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14 October 2015

CAMARADES Edinburgh Newsletter: November 2015 Newsletter

13 May 2015

"Systematic Reviews of Animal Studies"

Dr. Emily Sena discusses Systematic Reviews of Animal Studies.

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4 June 2014

"Restoring Faith in the Research Enterprise: A Call to Action"

4 June 2014

Presentation by Professor Malcolm Macleod at the first ILAR (Institute for Laboratory Animal Research) workshop.

More details on the ILAR website

26 May 2014

"Rigour Mortis: How Bad Research is Killing Science"

26 May 2014

Professor Malcolm Macleod Personal, Chair in Neurology and Translational Neuroscience, delivers his inaugural lecture entitled, "Rigour Mortis: How Bad Research is Killing Science". Recorded on 26 May 2014 at the University of Edinburgh's Chancellor's Building.

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4 June 2013

"Is poor reporting of animal research hindering scientific progress?"

Blog for NC3Rs, 2013

Dr. Sena has written a blog for The National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement and Reduction of Animals in Research (NC3Rs).

Read Blog on NC3Rs Website

7 March, 2012

"The transforming potential of the systematic evaluation of laboratory research"

7 March, 2012

Prof. Malcolm Macleod gave a lecture at the International Symposium on Systematic Reviews in Laboratory Animal Science

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September 2007


Feb 2007

"Lost in Translation: The sorry state of "Neuroprotection" in the treatment of acute ischaemic stroke"

Feb 2007

Prof. Malcolm Macleod presents his study at Edinburgh Neuroscience

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