Registrations open until June 14 for workshops on: Communication| Improving the design of animal experiments | Severity Classification

You can register until June 14th for the workshops on: Communication| Improving the design of animal experiments | Severity Classification You need not be registered to attend the Congress .

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NOVA Medical School | SPCAL - Practical course

NOVA Medical School | Faculty of Medical Sciences is pleased to announce that registrations for the Postgraduate Course on Animal Experimentation (Practical) - 6th Edition are open. The practical course corresponds to the required practical training to apply for DGAV authorisation to perform animal experiments (former FELASA B category, now 2010/63/EU Directive functions A and D) and grants 3 ECTS. The course will be held on 5th, 6th, 12th, 13th and 20th of July 2018. Registrations open until May 24th.

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4th SPCAL Congress - 21-23 June 2018 - Braga, Portugal

The 4th SPCAL Congress will be held in the millennial city of Braga, Portugal, on 21-23 June 2018. The theme – "Quality and Transparency in Science involving Laboratory Animals" – reflects current social and scientific trends and issues concerning animal-based biomedical research, within the framework of increasing responsibility of all stakeholders for a more relevant, competent and ethical science.

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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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