Training Prize Winners 2012

Two winners shared £50,000 of prize money for their training work in humane testing.

Institute for In Vitro Sciences, USA (£25,000)
For their vital work on training researchers in non-animal methods from Brazil to Japan
http://www.iivs.org

Dr Rodger Curren & Erin Hill from the Institute talk about their work..

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InterNICHE, (£25,000)
For their work in training in former Soviet states, South America and Africa
http://www.interniche.org

 

 

Also short-listed

 

Dr Hadwen Trust for Humane Research, UK
For its Summer Studentship Scheme to give students practical lab experience
http://www.drhadwentrust.org

Portuguese Society for Humane Education
For their proposed conference on Alternatives in Portugal
http://www.icaae.com

PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals), USA
For their work on arranging and funding training on non-animal tests for Chinese officials
http://www.peta.org

Norecopa, Norway
For their work on the NORINA database of non-animal testing products and teaching aids
http://www.norecopa.no

The Alexandra Association, Monaco
For their work on the open source models for cell culture technologies
http://alexandra-project.org

The International QSAR Foundation, USA
For their international database on chemicals and toxicity
http://www.qsari.org