Study Design

These articles are presenting ideas on how to improve experiments.

Nosek et al., 2015 Science

Brian Nosek et al. present in this communication an informative introduction to standards set-up by the Transparency and Openness Promotion (TOP) committee to facilitate a culture of open research (e.g. the publication of null results). A comprehensive table is provided summarizing the eight standards and three levels of TOP guidelines. LINK

RIGOR guidelines

Comprehensive guidelines especially designed for research in animal models of stroke. However, it does contain basic aspects that can be applied to other animal experiments. LINK