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University Biomedical Services (UBS)


All new potential PPL applicants/holders should be aware there is a requirement for you to complete the relevant PIL course for the work you intend to perform in your project licence. This is only the case if you are not already a PIL holder.


PPL Course


1. Further ethics and animal welfare

2. Experimental design

  • Refinement
  • Reduction
  • Replacement

3. Project Licence completion

  • Plan of work
  • Good Laboratory practice
  • Appropriate laboratory methods
  • Selection of appropriate animal models
  • Appropriate statistical methods

4. Project Licence management

  • Responsibilities
  • Supervision of personnel and programme of work
  • Record keeping requirements
  • Annual return of procedures

5. Legal aspects - the European and - and wider international context

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