Notices

Summer reception and celebration

Thanks to everyone who attended our summer reception earlier in September. The event was for invited key influencers in the life science industry, including heads of department, chief scientists and veterinary officers. This event was an excellent way of celebrating a...

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Bursary award supporting life science research

Let LASA support you through their bursary scheme. A LASA bursary is an award of up to £1000 which can be used to attend a meeting and pay for travel and registration. Therefore, ideal for members looking to enhance their life science training and continual...

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We’ve rebranded!

LASA recently showcased their new branding at the 13th FELASA Congress in Brussels, Belgium.  Offering a fresh new image for the developing and growing research industry association the rebranding process hopes to attract new members. The rebranding process is part of...

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Looking ahead to the LASA Annual Conference

The Laboratory Animal Science Association is looking forward to its Annual Conference that will be held at a London venue from 22nd to 24th November 2016. An event programme packed with keynote speakers and presentations from life science specialists and research...

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Animal Research Attitudes

Ipsos MORI have reported on the findings of a 2016 survey which examined the current public awareness of and attitudes towards, the use of animals in research. The survey also examines attitudes towards, and trust in, the regulatory system and the people who work with...

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How will Brexit affect UK Science?

With both sides having conflicting opinions pre Brexit about the potential effect on the economy and vital areas like job growth in the United Kingdom in the event of a leave vote, the same conflicting opinion is being witnessed now concerning what may happen now...

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The absence of a single protein spurs muscle aging in mice

One of the alterations that most affects the quality of life of the elderly is muscle wastage and the resulting loss of strength, a condition known as sarcopenia. At about 55 years old, people begin to lose muscle mass, this loss continues into old age, at which point...

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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). This comes into effect from 1st January 2013.

The scheme is available FREE to LASA members. Please contact the Secretariat for more information