2019 Animal Science Meeting

External Event - 6th Dec 2019

The 17th annual Animal Science Meeting will be hosted by the Royal Society of Biology and Home Office Animals in Science Regulation Unit (ASRU)

This annual one-day meeting aims to bring together senior representatives from sectors involved in animal science across the UK.

Invited guests will include active researchers and support staff, Government staff in regulatory and advisory roles, and representatives from the industry and charity sectors.

The day will be a combination of talks, panel discussions and workshops.

This meeting will provide active researchers, support staff and administrators in animal research with an opportunity to discuss their work and attend workshops and talks.

Start time: 09:00

End time: 16:00

Meeting content

  • Epigenetics of life span and ageing
  • ASRU-led talk and discussion
  • Headlines from the work of the NC3Rs
  • The Animals in Science Committee AWERB working group
  • The work of the UK Reproducibility Network and reproducibility in research
  • Strategies for improving reproducibility
  • Animal research abroad and international collaborations
  • The dynamics of AWERBs
  • Good training in the 3Rs

The Royal Society of Biology is involved in developing animal research policy through its special interest group, the Animal Science Group, which brings together the broad spectrum of UK bodies actively involved in supporting, funding, or formulating policy on research involving animals.

Details of past Animal Science Meetings are available to view on the RSB website.


Please apply by Sunday 3rd November. All applicants will be contacted by Thursday 7th November with the outcome of their application.

For more information and to book, please click here. 

For information and help with applying, please contact Harriet McAra at events@rsb.org.uk or on 020 3925 3445 by the deadline of Sunday 3 November 2019.

For any specific meeting queries, please contact Alessandro Coatti at asg@rsb.org.uk

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