Ethical research and teaching with animals at UQ

Start Date Start - End Time Venue Places Taken
24/08/2021 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM Building 67-145 3 of 40 Register

Duration: 2 hours

Coordinator: Dr Karen Olave Encina

Presenter: Ms Karen Stewart

The Animal Ethics team is committed to assisting all UQ researchers and teaching staff achieve the highest quality research and teaching outcomes in compliance with the Australian code for the care and use of animals for scientific purposes.

In this session, the following topics related to the use of animals for scientific purposes will be discussed:

- What/Why/How: what is animal research, why is animal ethics approval required,
  how do you obtain animal ethics approval
- Relevant legislation: Animal Care and Protection Act (2001), Australian code for care of
  use of animals for scientific purposes (8th Edition)
- Background on the 3Rs
- Animal Ethics at UQ
- Common issues in applications.

There will also be opportunity for your questions or clarification in regards to the animal ethics at UQ, or Project specific questions.

This course will enable participants to:

- Familiarise themselves with the requirements to undertake responsible conduct of research
  and teaching with animals
- Learn about the relevant legislation associated with animal research
- Build an understanding of the common issues with ethics applications.