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Animal Research Assistant job at MACQUARIE UNIVERSITY – SYDNEY AUSTRALIA

Salary package: $75,400 to $85,728 per year (HEW level 5), plus 17% employer pension contribution and annual leave Type of appointment: Full time, 12 month CDD. Location of Macquarie University (North Ryde) The role We are looking for an enthusiastic research assistant to work on various funded projects to develop new […]

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La Trobe Animal Research and Education Center, Animal Technician position with LA TROBE UNIVERSITY

Salary level: HEO4 professional Site: Melbourne (Bundoora) Vary: 0-70 hours per fortnight depending on operational needs and availability of casual staff member The role: As an essential service supporting research at La Trobe University, the La Trobe Animal Research and Education Center (LARTF) provides facilities, equipment, technical services and professional expertise to facilitate the diversity […]

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Prohibitions and borders: the Swiss referendum on animal research – Parlons Recherche

February 11thand 2022Jeremy D. Bailoo, Allyson J. Bennett, Amanda Dettmer, Justin Varholick, and Sangy Panicker Switzerland is, for the fourth time, about to vote on a ban on animal testing. The previous three votes reflected a majority opposed to the initiative: 1985 (70% against), 1992 (56% against) and 1993 (72% against). The Swiss are able […]

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Animal Research Benefits Society — Denise Beckfield | Letters to the Editor

I would like to weigh in on the enormous value of animal research, which has been ignored by the proposal to ban facilities in Madison that breed animals for research. Thanks to animal research, we have vaccines against poliomyelitis, diphtheria, smallpox, tetanus and measles, which have saved countless lives and immense suffering. Most readers were […]

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How does animal research work in New Zealand?

University of Otago/Fourni An example of the cage system used by universities, in which all cages are individually ventilated. Animal research is an issue shrouded in controversy – in New Zealand the use of animals in research, testing or teaching is covered by strict controls covered by the Animal Welfare Act 1999. But are the […]

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UBC releases 2020 animal research statistics

University News Dec 9 2021 | for more information, contact Matthieu ramsey UBC’s summary of the animals involved in research at the university in 2020 is now available. This is the eleventh consecutive year that the university has published the data. UBC is one of the few Canadian universities to publish animal research statistics annually. […]

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About animal research – Politics.co.uk

Animal research is largely unrecognized and myths abound, but detailed information is publicly available. In the UK cosmetics cannot be tested on animals and animals cannot be used for any research if an alternative can be used instead. Animals are used in many ways in the laboratory alongside non-animal tools such as computer programs, human […]

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Animal Research Produces New Valley Fever Vaccine For Dogs – Speaking of Research

November 17e 2021 Allyson J. Bennett & Jeremy D. Bailoo Imagine that your pet dog has contracted an infection which caused him fatigue, fever, joint pain and muscle pain. And then imagine that a vaccine was available to make sure that your pet – or your children, your parents, members of your community, even yourself […]

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Animal research in Switzerland in 2020 – let’s talk about research

November 12, 2021 We have translated the statistics of animal research carried out in Switzerland in 2020 and these data are summarized below. Overall there was 556,107 animals used for research and animal experimentation in Switzerland in 2020 – a decrease of 2.8% compared to 2019. Click to enlarge The collection of statistical data on […]

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AAMC joins comments clarifying animal research reporting requirements

The AAMC joined the Council on Governmental Relations (COGR) and the National Association for Biomedical Research (NABR) in comments submitted Oct. 28 to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) on ways to clarify reporting requirements in the care and use of animals in medical research. The three associations responded specifically to a notice of July […]

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Lasker Awards 2021 highlight invaluable role of animal research – Speaking of research

September 29e 2021 the Lasker Prize are among the most prestigious medical awards in the United States Awarded annually, these awards given by the Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation be used for “shine the spotlight on fundamental biological discoveries and clinical advances that improve human health, and draw attention to the importance of public support […]

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Animal research in Switzerland in 2019 – let’s talk about research

August 24, 2021 We have translated the statistics of animal research carried out in Switzerland in 2019 and these data are summarized below. Overall there was 572,069 animals used for research and animal experimentation in Switzerland in 2019 – a decrease of 2.4% compared to 2018. According to the Federal Veterinary Office, the BLV, this […]

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Scientific organizations pledge to be open in animal research and education in New Zealand

Tuesday July 27, 2021, 3:20 p.m.Press release: ANZCCART 21 universities, institutes of technology, nonprofits, crown research institutes, government organizations, coordinating bodies, research funding bodies, and learned societies are committed to communicating openly about the use of animals. New Zealand will be the first country outside of Europe to sign an opening-up agreement on animal research, […]

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New commitment for more transparency on animal research

Scientists have pledged to be more open about how they use animals in research and education, in a just-announced deal, the first of its kind outside of Europe. Photo / 123RF Scientists have pledged to be more open about how they use animals in research and education, in a just-announced deal, the first of its […]

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Community Bulletin: Theory of Mind, Using Historical Control Data for Animal Research | Spectrum

Illustration by Laurène Boglio Hello and welcome to this week’s community newsletter! I am your host, Chelsey B. Coombs, Spectrumengagement editor. This week we start with a thread of Kevin Tan, a graduate student at the University of California, Los Angeles, and researcher of the pre-print study published on Research Square, titled “Human electrocorticography reveals […]

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Comment: Thanks to animal research for COVID-19 vaccines | Columnists

MATTHEW R. BAILEY The race to vaccinate the country is on. People are starting to receive the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Moderna. It is the second vaccine to receive emergency use authorization from the US Food and Drug Administration, after that of Pfizer and BioNTech. Creating a coronavirus vaccine in less than a year is […]

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Animal researchers share insights in new podcast series | Imperial News

A new Imperial podcast features people working in animal units sharing insights into the highlights and challenges of working during the pandemic. The COVID-19 pandemic has changed everyone’s lives and priorities. Speaking of the year of the pandemic, most people would most likely remember the vital work done by doctors and researchers to fight the […]

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Animal research continues at Cleveland VA Medical Center

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be out of date. Please look at the history’s timestamp to see when it was last updated. CLEVELAND (WJW) – Controversial animal testing remains in the spotlight at Cleveland VA Medical Center, this time apparently on cats. “I feel good”: local veterans volunteers […]

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Animal research | Swinburne

The use of animals by Swinburne in teaching and research is in accordance with the provisions of the Victorian Animal Cruelty Prevention Act (1986) and his associates Regulations 2019 as good as Australian Code of Practice for the Care and Use of Animals for Scientific Purposes (2013), published by the National Council for Health and […]

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University vet discusses animal research at BYU

BYU is home to reptiles, mice, rats, chickens, pigeons, and plenty of fish – and vet Sandy Garrett is responsible for making sure they’re all taken care of. Almost all of BYU’s animals are used for research, with the exception of the reptiles in the Monte L. Bean Museum’s Live Animal Show. Each animal is […]

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is it a necessary evil?

Every year millions of animals are used in scientific research across the UK. Statistics suggest that nearly four million scientific procedures were performed on animals in 2016 alone. The majority of these involved mice (73%), followed by fish (14%), rats (6% ) and birds (4%). The remaining proportion was made up of other species including […]

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How to Explain Animal Research on Your Institution’s Website – Let’s Talk Research

Exactly three years ago, Speaking of Research published a page listing one hundred statements on animal research from research institutions, universities, medical research charities, pharmaceutical companies, scientific societies, and more. . After a year of developing this list, we have introduced a rating system that allows organizations to know the quality of their declaration. We […]

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UK Animal Research Regulations – Speaking of Research

OverviewStoryLicensesAdditional checksOther relevant regulations Overview of animal research regulations in the UK The UK has some of the strictest animal research regulations in the world, guided by the Animals Act 1986 (Scientific Procedures) (A SPA). Research on great apes (orangutans, gorillas, chimpanzees and bonobos) was banned in 1986 and animal testing for cosmetics or their […]