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4-6 December 2019 - Course on Experimental Design and analysis of data for research with animals

Registrations open for another edition of the Course on Experimental Design and analysis of data for research with animals at the i3S-Institute for Research and Innovation in Health. This course aims to improve the reproducibility of data obtained from animal experimentation by improving its experimental design and statistical analysis. The 3Rs - Replacement, Reduction, Refinement - are fundamental pillars of this training course.

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4th Animal Welfare Body Simposium

RedeORBEA is pleased to announce the holding of the 4th National ORBEAs (Animal Welfare Bodies) Symposium, which will take place on 7 November 2019, with the support of SPCAL. This edition will be hosted by Patrícia Ribeiro and the ORBEA of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto.

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LAS course (functions A+D) CONGENTO/Fundação Champalimaud- Registrations until October 10th 2019

In collaboration with SPCAL, the Champalimaud Foundation is organising another edition of the Champalimaud Course on Laboratory Animal Science for Function A (+D) (former FELASA Category B) - Persons carrying out procedures on animals.

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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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