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Ethics of Animal Research – An Online Course

Animal experimentation is the subject of intense social, scientific, legal and ethical debates. This online course introduces ethical issues of animal research that concern medicine, the natural and social sciences and which require critical reflection by these disciplines in a joint effort.

The course provides an introduction to animal research ethics, ethical theories as well as harm-benefit analysis, the basics of the legal regulation of animal experimentation and introduces the 3Rs principle.

This online course is a collaboration between UZH, ETHZ and the Messerli Research Institute and is offered via OLAT for UZH and ETHZ members.

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