14 Dec 2021 02:30pm - 04:30pm

AEEC Workshop: Improving Animal Welfare in Scientific Research

Event Date: 14 Dec 2021 02:30pm - 04:30pm

Type: Workshop 

Organizer: Others  -


The number of members of CUHK participate in animal research activities have been increasing and more than 40,000 animals have been issued for experimentation this year. How do we improve the welfare of these animals? The University is working towards the Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International (AAALAC) accreditation programme. Participation in AAALAC will promote continuous improvement in animal record keeping, animal welfare and research quality.

In this workshop, members of the AEEC will share their insights of animal research and welfare in CUHK with correspondence to the AAALAC framework. Principal investigators, animal technicians and users, students are all welcome to join.

Prof. Lan Hui Yao (Chairperson, Animal Experimentation Ethics Committee)
Prof. Rudd John Anthony (Director, Laboratory Animal Service Centre)
Dr. Fernando Nimal Martin (Attending Veterinarian & Assistant Director, Laboratory Animal Service Centre)
- Dr. Kung Jeng Sum Charmaine (Ethics & Welfare Officer, Laboratory Animal Service Centre)

Topics include:
- The Role of AEEC in CUHK
- How to prepare for AAALAC accreditation
- Regulations in Animal Experimentation
- Animal Welfare and Ethics
- Monitoring Animal Wellbeing
- Post Approval Monitoring

Date: 14 Dec 2021 (Tue)
Time: 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Mode: Zoom
Language: English
Registration Deadline: 10 Dec 2021, 4 pm

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