Welcome to the Scand-LAS website! Scand-LAS was founded in 1970, and as of today, the Society has around 350 members, mainly from the Nordic and Baltic countries. Our mission is to actively promote the understanding of the need for animals in research, the education of personnel involved in the use of laboratory animals, the accreditation of laboratory animal facilities and the development of Laboratory Animal Science (LAS) as a scientific discipline. Membership is open to everyone working within the field of LAS.



POSITION OPEN FOR TWO MEMBERS OF THE SCAND-LAS EDUCATION AND TRAINING COMMITTEE

Scand-LAS Education and Training Committee opens the call for two new members to the E&T committee, having either scientific or technical expertise. The term is four years, from 2022 to 2025.

In the committee work, you need experience, interest and enthusiasm for laboratory animal science education and training. You find the scope and other information about the committee in Terms of references ScandLAS ET Committee

Timetable
Call opens 19th November 2021 Deadline for nominations 15th December 2021
Committee meeting early January and proposals to the Scand-LAS board
Scand-LAS board decision January-February 2022
New members will start latest at the beginning of March 2022

Who can nominate?
A nominee must be a Scand-LAS member
Any Scand-LAS member can nominate (remember to ask consent)
You can nominate yourself

How to nominate?
Fill the nomination form: Nomination of candidates to ScandLAS ET Committee
and send it to: Hanna-Marja.Voipio@oulu.fi (Scand-LAS E&T Committee)


CALL FOR SIX MEMBERS TO THE SCAND-LAS WORKING GROUP: RECOMMENDATIONS FOR EDUCATION AND TRAINING FOR WILDLIFE FIELD RESEARCH

Are you interested to join the Scand-LAS working group: Recommendations for education and training for wildlife field research? Or do you know someone with the expertise needed in the working group? The call for the members is now open.

The working group is open for six members, who can be scientists, veterinarians, and technicians.  The members must have experience on wildlife research. Members do not need to be Scand-LAS members.

You can read the background, tasks, and composition of the working group in the ToRs WG on Recommendation for education and training for wildlife field researchers

Timetable
Call opens 19th November 2021
Deadline for nominations 15th January 2022
E&T Committee meeting and decision at the end of January 2022
Working group will start the work in February-March 2022

Who can nominate?
Any Scand-LAS member can nominate (remember to ask consent)
You can nominate yourself

Before you accept to be nominated, it is advisable to read the General information to Scand-LAS WG candidates 2021, explaining how we would like you to contribute to the work of WG.

How to nominate?
Fill the nomination form:Nomination form for candidates to ScandLAS WGs
and send it to: Hanna-Marja.Voipio@oulu.fi (Scand-LAS E&T Committee)



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