The Institute of Laboratory Animal Science in cooperation with the Tierpflegeschule an der Vetmeduni Vienna is announcing the


Workshop on Pain Assessment – Tutor: Prof. Paul Flecknell, Newcastle University, UK

June 8th-9th, 2017

at the Vetmeduni Vienna


This workshop adresses scientists and technicians  who work with laboratory  rats , mice and rabbits and are  involved in pain management and welfare of these animals. The practical physiology of pain and nociception will be reviewed. Focus is on interactive and intensive training (video clips) of  cage- side assessment of pain using score sheets and grimace scales. Application of analgesics will be discussed.


Registration will be open as of April 3rd, 2017, 09:00 a.m. 



Zur Anmeldung [Link 1]

A fully completed form is required for registration. Enrollment is limited to 30 participants. Early application is advised. Please follow the Link to the online registration form:


Notice: your own Laptop, smartphone or tablet is required for participation!


Course fee per person *: € 420,00

Social event **: € 45,00


*incl. lunch and coffee break. The fee does not include participant's travel and lodging.

** incl. entrance fee and guided tour through the Collections of the Medical University of Vienna [Link 2] and Dinner at a Restaurant. Drinks are not included.


Download info folder here [Link 3]