The Animal Welfare research network

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ESLAV/ECLAM Winter School 2020 – Statistics and Experimental Design

13-17th January 2020

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Mooc (massive open online course) “The three rs and animal use in science

13th January – 19th February 2020

It is an open access, modular training course aimed at secondary school life sciences (biology) teachers, but the content will be equally interesting to other stakeholders such as teachers of other disciplines, animal user community, NGOs and policymakers alike.

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30th January 2020

Meeting of the AFSTAL technicians’ group in Paris: COMTECH

RSPCA Fish welfare and refinements meeting

23rd March 2020

This one-day meeting will be held at the University of Edinburgh on Monday 23rd March (the day prior to AST2020) from 10am until 4:30pm. The meeting aims to bring together those involved in the care, use and regulation of fish in research and testing to explore the topic of fish used in scientific research.

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24-26th March, 2020 

Save the date for the largest UK Animal Science and Technology meeting in 2020. Don’t miss the opportunity to attend a full and varied scientific programme with key note speakers and visit the largest Animal Science and Technology Trade Exhibition in the UK.

Posters will also be on display and workshop sessions will take place through the event. Register your interest now at to ensure you receive updates and booking dates.

SCAND-LAS: 50th Symposium

12-16th May, 2020 


27-29th May, 2020

Annual conference in Marseille


4th-6th June 2020

4th East Mediterranean Congress of Laboratory Animal Science.

The Science of Animal Sentience: Refining Experimental Biology

This meeting will discuss the biological basis for ascribing sentience, assess the current evidence for sentience in different species and identify knowledge gaps. It will also explore approaches to refining experimental biology, for researchers who wish to use the latest thinking about animals’ experiences to improve their welfare.

5th July, 2020, Prague

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11th World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences

23th – 27th August 2020


24th-25th September 2020

Transgenic technology meeting tt2020

25th-28th October 2020


12th-13th November 2020


24th-25th November 2020


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