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SPCAL has launched online exams for the online theoretical course

The covid-19 pandemic has highlighted the need for those enrolled in the SPCAL Theoretical On-Line Course to be able to take the exam entirely online. After several tests of this technology, including holding exams for some selected courses, SPCAL will hold the first exam open to all enrolled on May 20, 2022, Friday, between 14:00 and 16:00. Prior registration is mandatory.

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World Day for Laboratory Animals

On April 24th we cellebrate the World Day for Laboratory Animals, a time to reflect on the enormous importance of animals for biomedical progress, but also to thank the professionals who dedicate their lives to promoting their well-being.

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FFUL/SPCAL COURSE IN LABORATORY ANIMAL SCIENCE - On-line theoretical course from Jan 4th, practical course in September 2022

This course is aimed at pre or postgraduate students wishing to apply for accreditation as Researchers or Research Technicians to DGAV, but also to those who wish to acquire theoretical and practical knowledge in the area of Animal Sciences of Laboratory.

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Training

Online Course on Laboratory Animal Science

The Online Cat. B Theoretic Course provides the minimum theoretical education in Laboratory Animal Science (LAS) as recommended by FELASA for Category B. All authors are competent persons in their field of expertise.

Upon completion, and when complemented with 20h of practical training, this course will qualify you to request accreditation as “Investigador” or “Técnico de Investigação” to the Portuguese Competent Authority, the Direcção Geral de Veterinária.

SPCAL is currently restructuring the course in order to comply with the guidelines of the European Commission for training in laboratory animal sciences.

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