Implementing guidelines on reporting research using animals (ARRIVE etc.): new requirements for publication in BJP

Br J Pharmacol. 2015 Jul;172(13):3189-93. doi: 10.1111/bph.12955. Epub 2015 May 12.


The ARRIVE guidelines have been implemented in BJP for 4 years with the aim of increasing transparency in reporting experiments involving animals. BJP has assessed our success in implementing them and concluded that we could do better. This editorial discusses the issues and explains how we are changing our requirements for authors to report their findings in experiments involving animals. This is one of a series of editorials discussing updates to the BJP Instructions to Authors.

Publication types

  • Editorial

MeSH terms

  • Animal Experimentation*
  • Animals
  • Biomedical Research
  • Editorial Policies*
  • Guideline Adherence
  • Guidelines as Topic
  • Pharmacology