Please submit complete responses by Friday, October 14, 2016 to enter to win a $50 Amazon gift card.

*For the purposes of this survey, “animal methods” refers to experiments which rely upon live animals. “Non-animal methods” refers to methods which do not rely upon live animals, but may involve components derived from animals.

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* 1. Please indicate your career/education level:

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* 2. Do you currently use:

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* 3. What factors contribute to your decision-making process for whether non-animal approaches are appropriate to answering your research question(s)?

  Not a factor A small factor A moderate factor A large factor An essential factor
Techniques with direct relevance to humans
Techniques with better spatial or temporal resolution, specificity, or reproducibility
Emerging techniques that are less invasive to animals and/or accomplish the “3Rs”
Cost of technique

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* 4. Are you most likely to use a technique in your research that you learned of in:

  Not at all likely Somewhat likely Moderately likely Highly likely
The scientific literature
University level courses or laboratory work
Workshops or conferences
Post-graduate or career/continuing education lecture courses
Hands-on training

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* 5. What kinds of learning resources on non-animal research methods should be available for students

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* 6. What are the best vehicles for those resources? Check all that apply:

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* 7. How important is/was mentorship in deciding your career path? Please explain.

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* 8. Please enter your email address (this will only be used to email you a gift card, if selected).

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