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Rodent surgery survey

If you are involved in experimental rodent surgery, we would encourage you to contribute to this survey, the results of which will form part of a PhD thesis. It should take you no longer than 15 minutes to complete, and all...

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Factors to consider during the Covid-19 pandemic

A useful resource detailing factors that establishments may want to consider during the Covid-19 pandemic has been created with input from scientists, vets and animal technicians. It includes authorities for personnel who...

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How animals are helping in Covid-19 research

EARA has put together an interactive map to display the biomedical research currently underway across the world to find a cure for coronavirus. The use of animals in basic research and to help develop drugs and vaccines is...

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NORECOPA Refinement Wiki now available

NORECOPA (Norway’s National Consensus Platform for the advancement of the 3Rs), in collaboration with a team of international lab animal specialists, has developed and tested a Refinement Wiki, with the aim of providing...

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AST2020

Dear Delegate, The Covid-19 situation continues to deteriorate, and the Scottish government has advised that organisers should cancel or postpone all mass events of 500 people or more. Moreover, the statement by Boris...

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LASA CPD SCHEME

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.