Basel Declaration Award offered to attend lab animal science course in August

The Basel Declaration Society is offering a researcher the opportunity to take part in a course for animal experiments from 12 – 16 August 2019 at the University of Zurich. The course teaches the technical knowledge and practical skills necessary for responsible and careful handling of laboratory animals. In this course, the awardee will learn how to handle rodents and rabbits and familiarize her/himself with the basics of the relevant animal research techniques used. Within two years after successfully completing the course, the awardee must organize such a course at his/her home university/research institute to train people who will conduct animal experiments in accordance with the legal requirements in his/her home country or must take an active role in the establishment of such courses at their home institution/country. Applicants must send their application documents before 21 June 2019. The Board of the Basel Declaration Society will select the awardee. More info: