Animal Ethics Mandatory Online Training Course (Animal Ethics Mandatory Online Training Course)
Owner/Developer: University of Queensland (UQ)
The mandatory online course consists of two lessons and a quiz that together take approximately 1 hour to complete.
Interactive online resources
All UQ staff and students seeking approval from a UQ Animal Ethics Committee for hands on animal work are required to complete the Animal Ethics Online Training Course. This requirement applies to all participants on Animal Ethics Applications, including those added via the Modification process. A refresher course is required at three year intervals.
Students, Researchers, Teachers and educators, Technicians, Managers, Scientific officers / Project managers, Professionals (e.g. veterinarians)
University (Bachelor), University (Master), University (Doctoral education), Postdoctoral (teaching and research), Continuing Professional Development
Full coverage (a dedicated course)
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The lessons in this course:
inform staff and students of the legislation surrounding the use of animals for scientific purposes;
describe the University’s policies and requirements as a registered user of animals;
explain the role of the University’s Animal Ethics Committees; and
explain the responsibilities of staff and students to comply with the Australian code for the care and use of animals for scientific purposes and to consider the wellbeing of animals throughout their use in research and teaching.
Follow the instructions within the course to complete the Lessons and the associated Quiz. When you have passed the Quiz, the Animal Ethics Unit will receive a confirmatory e-mail, for UQR&I files. You will receive an acknowledgement email for your own records within a few days of completing the course.
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