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ANML03 - The ANU Animal Awareness Program

The ANU Animal Awareness Program

Presented by the ANU’s Animal Experimentation and Ethics Committee (AEEC), this program is a short seminar based course aimed at broadening the knowledge of participants in respect to the ethical and legal obligations when conducting work with research animals.

This program is mandatory for ALL personnel involved in work with research animals, including wildlife projects; and is a co-requisite for all ANU Animal Handling courses.

Topics include:

• Animal Ethics

• Rules and regulations

• Animal Facility Types and Practices

• Safety when working with animals.

• Alternatives to animal models

DELIVERY: For ANU staff and students these modules are delivered as theoretical seminars and are backed up by an online presentation.

PREREQUISITES: There are no prerequisites for this course.

OBJECTIVES: On completion of this seminar it would be expected that participants would have a better understanding of the challenges they may encounter while working with research animals. This course is NOT designed to equip participants to physically handle animals.

ASSESSMENT: Competency is determined following attendance of a seminar and the successful completion of the online quiz

COST: This course is offered free of charge to ANU staff and students and by negotiation to other institutions.


Further enquiries: Please contact the APF Training Team at training.apf@anu.edu.au

Contact :training.apf@anu.edu.au - phone: 612 51329
Type : Functional 
Delivery Method: Seminar 
Prerequisite Training: None
Subsequent Training: ANML22 - Introduction to Animal Anaesth

Start Date Start Time Duration Venue
23 November 2017 9.00am 2 Hours Other facility

Proceed here to register for this course.

Updated:  29 August 2008/ Responsible Officer:  HR Systems/ Page Contact:  HR Systems