Month: October 2020


Dear Colleagues, At last, we are relieved and delighted to report that, after months of negotiations, we have reached a legal settlement and have managed to secure varying amounts of the monies paid to the companies involved in...

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The Forced Swim Test

LASA is pleased to announce the publication of a fact sheet on the Forced Swim Test (or Porsolt Swim Test). This has been jointly sponsored by LASA, Understanding Animal Research and the British Association for...

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Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is a prerequisite for many professional medical and scientific disciplines but less common for those involved in laboratory animal work.

Revision of Directive 86/609EEC requires that persons “are adequately educated, competent and continuously trained” (Article 23A). The scheme is available FREE to LASA members. Please contact the Secretariat for more information.