The Animals in Research Committee is charged with the following:

  • Survey, review, and advise on resource gaps in science, law, public policy, and other empirical or social research and data;
  • In coordination with the Standards/Science Committee, develop, refine, and maintain “Gold Standards” of research and writing;
  • Design and recommend projects, commissions, and grants.
  • Assist the Institute staff in monitoring ongoing commissions and grants and provide a peer review component; and
  • As available, moderate and contribute to all relevant Institute discussion forums.

Functions of this committee are currently being advanced by the Brooks Institute staff.