Animal Care and Ethics Training

Courses and seminars offered at UNSW

The UNSW Animal Care and Ethics Committee offers courses for researchers and students who use animals in research and teaching. Under the Australian Code for the Care and Use of Animals for Scientific Purposes, 2013 (8th edition), investigators must undertake education, training and competency assessment, in accordance with institutional and ACEC policies and procedures.

If you wish to further discuss training requirements please contact the Director of Animal Care, Dr Josephine Joya (animalcare@unsw.edu.au).

 

Animal Care and Ethics Course

This two day course provides an introduction to the ethical and scientific issues of using animals for scientific purposes as well as providing an introduction to animal handling and basic procedures in mice and rats. Other topics covered include the secure storage, handling and record keeping of therapeutic drugs as well as OHS risk management.

If you have previously attended the Basic Animal Care and Ethics Course for Honours Students and are continuing with animal research beyond your Honours year please email animalcare@unsw.edu.au for your training requirements.

Next Course: 18 & 19 July 2017, 8:30am - 5:00pm both days

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Animal Care and Ethics Refresher Course

A refresher course for those that have previously attended the 2 day Animal Care and Ethics Course.

This half day course will focus on the ethical governance of animal use in Australia as well as supporting animal wellbeing. The program will also include a workshop on Animal Ethics Applications and a talk on Research Integrity.

Next Course: 21 July 2017, 9:00am -1:00pm

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Registration is via myUNSW. Search under "Course Type" and choose "Ethics Training".

MyUNSW enrolment guide

Basic Animal Care and Ethics Course for Honours Students

For Honours and ILP students only

Next course: To be confirmed

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Schedule 8 and 9 Therapeutic Drugs

Schedule 8 and 9 drugs, purchase, use, storage and disposal

Please note: If you are enrolled in the 2 day Animal Care and Ethics Course you do not need to enrol separately for the Schedule 8 and 9 drugs course. Your attendance at this session will automatically be updated at the conclusion of the Ethics course.

Next Session: 19 July 2017, 1:00pm - 2:00 pm

Registration is via myUNSW. Search under "Course Type" and choose "Ethics Training".

MyUNSW enrolment guide

Other Training

For training in a specific laboratory animal procedure please contact animalcare@unsw.edu.au