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University College Dublin: Training on Experimental Animal Use, Regulations & Procedures

Institution University College Dublin View institution profile
Department UCD School of Veterinary Medicine
Telephone +353 1 716 8500
Study type Taught


Designed to achieve the objectives of training personnel involved in use of animals for experimental research in line with the requirements of Article 23 of Directive 2010/63/EU

New EU-Regulations on requirements for conducting research involving animals

Animal welfare and responsibilities of researchers

Study designs and Bio-statistics

Basic animal physiology

Competency in basic and routine animal care procedures

Competency in relevant experimental procedures

Professional Certificate

University College Dublin


Why UCD?
University College Dublin is one of Europe’s leading research-intensive universities. Ranked in the top 1% of institutions worldwide, in the overall 2023 QS World University Rankings, UCD was named 181 in the world. 

UCD, Ireland’s Global University, is Ireland’s largest university. Established in 1854, the university has a student body of over 38,000 students with more than 9,500 international students drawn from 152 countries. UCD is Ireland's leader in graduate education with over 12,000 graduate students; almost a quarter of whom are graduate research students.

Students are attracted to UCD by the strength …

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