News

Classroom exams of the SPCAL online theoretical course return

With the progress of the deconfinement, SPCAL re-scheduled face-to-face exams for the students enrolled in its theoretical course online. The next one will be September 16, at 11:30 am, at the Faculty of Pharmacy of the University of Coimbra.

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Interview of the President of SPCAL for Be Open about Animal Research Day

Magda Castelhano-Carlos, president of SPCAL, gave an interview about the #BOARD event, celebrated on the 1st of July, regarding transparency on animal experimentation. Read the interview here.

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FELASA 2022 - June 13-16th Marseille

The city of Marseille will host the FELASA 2022 congress, where SPCAL will be present. The host association is our French counterpart AFSTAL and the theme of this FELASA Congress is COMMUNICATION. It will include streams such as communication between animals, between animals and humans, between fellow researchers, between trainers and students, between experts in laboratory animal sciences in all levels and Society.

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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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