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Submit your abstract for the FELASA 2019 Congress

The deadline for abstract submission for the FELASA 2019 Congress is 2019. Travel grants available for young researchers and PhD students

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European Commission grant to ETPLAS

ETPLAS will develop an IT platform that will deliver tools to enable course organisers to assess whether those persons carrying out procedures on animals have met the required level of competence in theoretical and practical skills.

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Nuno Franco talks about animal research on "Science for Progress" podcast

In this conversation with Dennis Eckmeier, Nuno Henrique Franco, member of the SPCAL Board, talks about the use of animals for scientific purposes, and its scientific, legal, ethical and social implications.

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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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Registration is fast and allows you access to exclusive and reserved contents for registered users on page of the Portuguese Society of Sciences Laboratory in Animals.

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