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Public engagement and animal research

10th May 2016 @ 1:15 pm - 4:00 pm

Free

Description: This workshop, led by Understanding Animal Research, outlines the Concordat on Openness on Animal Research and provides advice and practical information on how best to talk about the use of animals in your research.

Target audience: GSLS PhD students and post-docs

Duration: 2.5 hours

Sessions:

Number of sessions: 1

Date Time Venue Trainer
Tue 10 May 13:15 – 16:00 8 Mill Lane, Lecture Room 5 Dr Bella Williams

Format: Participative workshop; combining talks and practical group activities as preparation for face-to-face or media communication

Aims:

  • Provide a short overview of the Concordat and the laws related to the use of animals in research.
  • Give researchers an understanding of the public’s opinion of research using animals.
  • Give researchers the confidence to talk to a scientifically interested public about their research.
  • Discuss how best to deal with difficult questions from the public, the media and campaigners.

Details

Date:
10th May 2016
Time:
1:15 pm - 4:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
http://training.cam.ac.uk/gsls/event/1679289

Organiser

Graduate School of Life Sciences Training

Venue

Mill Lane Lecture Rooms
8 Mill Lane, Old Press Site
Cambridge, CB2 1RX United Kingdom
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