The 13th annual FELASA Congress will be taking place in Brussels from June 13-16. With sessions discussing a wide range of topics in animal research, it is the place to be for information sharing on best practices in laboratory animal science, welfare and policy. Continue reading
Last week, the Australian Senate released their report in response to a proposed law amendment to ban the importation of non-human primates to Australia for the purposes of scientific research. After receiving submissions opposing the bill from scientific organisations and individuals from around the globe, including EARA, the Senate has decided not to pass the bill. Continue reading
There is currently a bill before the Australian Parliament, introduced by Green Party senator Lee Rhiannon, proposing to ban the importation of non-human primates (NHPs) for research purposes.
In preparation for the hearing of the bill in Parliament in February, the European Animal Research Association helped mobilise the European scientific community to stand up in support of NHP research. Continue reading
The March issue of Lab Animal magazine features an Outreach column written by Kirk Leech, our Executive Director. In this month’s column, the first of a series of contributions to Lab Animal, Kirk talks about the importance of transportation of laboratory animals in making sure that responsible life-saving medical research using animals can take place. You can read the whole issue here (subscription required).Lab-Animal-The-Last-Airline-Flying