News

5th ORBEA Symposium - ORBEAs in 2020: adapting to new challenges

The Gulbenkian Institute of Science of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, together with the Portuguese National Network of Animal Welfare Bodies (RedeORBEA), is organizing the 5th National ORBEA Symposium, which will take place on December 16th, 2020. Given the current pandemic context, the meeting will be held virtually through the Zoom platform. The Symposium will have no cost for participants, however registration is mandatory.

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FFUL/SPCAL course in Laboratory Animal Science - 3rd Edition June/July (theoretical) and September (Practical) 2020

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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Postgraduate Course on Animal Experimentation (3 ECTS) 7th Edition

In collaboration with SPCAL, the Faculty of Medical Sciences | NOVA Medical School is organising a new edition of its Postgraduate Course on Animal Experimentation, coordinated by Prof. Ana Isabel Moura Santos Deadline for applications: 10 January 2020 Theoretical exam date: January 13 Practical Course (24h): 4 to 18 February 2020

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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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