Perspectives in Laboratory Animal Science

Knowledge Source Identification
Knowledge source name Perspectives in Laboratory Animal Science
Abbreviated name PILAS
Owner/Developer Fund for the Replacement of Animals in Medical Experiments
Abbreviated owner FRAME
Country United Kingdom
Languages English
Description PiLAS stands for Perspectives in Laboratory Animal Science. It was set up in 2012 to provide a discussion forum, originally for students of veterinary science. Since then it has expanded to cover all aspects of laboratory animal science. The aim of PiLAS is to improve the quality of discussion about animal experimentation and alternative approaches, by offering scientists in all relevant fields an opportunity to share their expertise, knowledge and ideas concerning these and other issues raised by laboratory animal use.
Knowledge Source Category
Category Information System
Sub categories Specialized website
Knowledge Dissemination and Sharing
Dissemination channel Website, Forum / Blog
Targeted audience (specified/objective analysis) Students, Scientists, Researchers
Users access Open access, User registration
Knowledge Characterization
3Rs relevance Replacement, Reduction, Refinement
Purpose Documentation and information