Lectures and seminars Webinar: Bioethics, harm/benefit analysis, the 3Rs and ethics committees

12-04-2024 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Add to iCal

The aim of these CPD webinars (Continuing professional development) is to follow the legal requirements for maintenance and demonstration of competence in laboratory animal science, and to facilitate the implementations of the 3R’s in routine animal work.


Margaret Landis, formerly Chief of Animal Welfare at GlaxoSmithKline, now specializes in animal welfare, bioethics, and translational animal studies.

With a background in veterinary and comparative medicine, she actively contributes to organizations like ACLAM, ILAR, Chimp Haven, and SCAW. Margaret focuses on publishing, speaking, and advancing bioethical and translational topics in animal research, emphasizing the 3Rs, Harm/Benefit analysis, animal welfare, and traditional laboratory animal medicine.

Register here (by April 14, 16.00 CEST)


Animal Ethics Committees use both the 3Rs and Harm/Benefit Analysis as cornerstones for welfare and ethical discussions. In our evolving understanding of animals and moral status, they may not be enough. The gap between these cornerstones can be bridged by principles of animal ethics. 

This presentation will discuss the (Beauchamp/DeGrazia) principles in the context of two main challenges for translational research.  The first challenge is tied to societal benefit to the work, with the second being what is the welfare cost to the animals.

Three principles for each challenge will be presented.  These principles go a long way in filling the gaps and also allow for the engagement of many stakeholders in the discussion of animals in research.


E-mail: las-edu@km.ki.se