News

5th SPCAL Congress - 25-26th of January 2025

The deadline for submitting abstracts, registering at a reduced price has been extended until January 14, 2024.

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June 15th - SPCAL participes on 'Be Open About Animal Research Day' (#BOARD23)

SPCAL once more participated on #BOARD23, contributing for higher transparency regarding the use of animals for scientific purposes.

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World Day for Laboratory Animals - April 24th 2023

Today we celebrate another world laboratory animal day, sharing a podcast in which researchers from the field of Laboratory Animal Science participated, both associated with SPCAL, including the vice-president of SPCAL Nuno Henrique Franco

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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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