Marmoset research and welfare
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Owner/Developer: Department of Pharmacology, King's College London (KCL)
30 August 2017
King's College London, British Pharmacological Society and NC3Rs
|Description:||These are a series of educational tools (video footage) coupled with quizzes for interactive teaching. They show marmosets within a research facility used in Parkinson's research. The video takes students through the disease, the reason why marmosets are used and considers the welfare and ethical issues surrounding their use.|
|References:||These are currently available to BPS, NC3R and King's College London. The standalone video should become publicly available via the BPS research animals curriculum page but we are awaiting approval from KCL branding/legal.|
Computer assisted learning, Interactive online resources
Optional / Voluntary
This elearning tool is used to complement multiple modules taught in biosciences, from first year ethics to neuropharmacology.
Only KCL registered students and staff currently have access but the standalone video is being made publicly available via the BPS>
Students, Researchers, Teachers and educators, Technicians
High school, Undergraduate, University (Bachelor), University (Master), University (Doctoral education), Postdoctoral (teaching and research)
Models of animals (e.g. mannequins, simulators, cadavers), Carrying out procedures on animals, Designing procedures and projects, Taking care of animals, Ethics, Legislative aspects
Partial coverage (e.g. a module)
Marmoset and tamarins (eg. Callithrix jacchus)
|Course level on animal species:||
|Details on the topic or technology covered:||
Use of marmosets in research coupled with ethics and welfare.
Directive 2010/63/EU or equivalent
Use of animals in a Parkinson's research
Ethics and welfare incorporation into study design using marmosets
N/A this is used as an supplement to broader teaching
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