The Ethics, Care and Use of Animals for Scientific Purposes
The University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Research Animal Facility will present its next biannual Introductory Course in Laboratory Animal Science from Monday 6th - Friday 10th November 2017.
Date: Monday 6th - Friday 10th November 2017 Venue: Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town Time: daily from 08h00 - 17h00
*Please note: change in duration of course to 40 contact hours plus group discussions.
Entry requirements: Letter from your supervisor endorsing your participation in animal research.
Attending the 40-hour course and passing its assessments is a requirement for performing hands-on animal research or teaching activities in the UCT Faculty of Health Sciences(FHS).
The course is aimed at all persons who direct, design or conduct animal research, testing or teaching activities at UCT and in South Africa, with the objectives to present the basic principles and facts that underlie the responsible and ethical care and use of non-human animals for scientific purposes.