Better understanding through education will lead to better results.
We are building an online library of educational resources to help the users of our equipment and services better understand their function and potential. In the near future, we will also be adding resources to help everyone learn more about the problems of noise and vibration exposure in animal facilities.
Use of the VivAlarm MobileTM
Please refer to the videos below to learn about the functions of the VivAlarm MobileTM system.
Introduction to VivAlarm MobileTM
Karolinska Institute Webinar: “Vibration, Noise and Ultrasonic Noise as Unrecognized Lab Animal Stressors and Research Confounds”
Dr. Turner delivered an informative presentation discussing the confounds of noise and vibration on May 13, 2020. Hosted by the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden, one of Europe's largest and most prestigious academic medical centers, this webinar attracted more than 400 registrants. To view the entire presentation, and a follow-up video with answers from Dr. Turner to questions posed during the webinar, please click the video links below.
Dr. Turner has delivered numerous lectures describing the problem of noise and vibration confounds in laboratory research. Below are two of his webinars, previously delivered through the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS). These are available on the AALAS website for a fee.
Construction Noise and Vibration: Best Practices for Minimizing Impacts on Animals, Ongoing Research Studies, and Relationships with Scientists
Articles and White Papers
Click here, or download the document to the right, to read Dr. Turner's white paper, "Noise and Vibration in the Vivarium: Best Practices for Minimizing Negative Impacts on Animals, Ongoing Research Studies, and Relationships with Scientists" (October 18, 2018)