Experimental design for animal research: proposal examples

An outline of examples to show the level of detail and type of information that the Medical Research Council (MRC) is looking for in grant proposals.

Last updated:
26 August 2021


Examples of justifications for experimental design and animal number in grant applications (PDF)

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This document provides an overview of examples that applicants can use for their grant proposal for animal research, including:

  • examples for avoidance of bias
  • examples covering breeding, pilot studies to determine effect size, justification of effect size, and sample size.

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