University Animal Care Committee (UACC) & Institutional Policies

UACC Polices

Policy Title Date Revised
 UACC Policy on Activities Involving Live Animals (PDF 38 KB) February 2021
 UACC Policy on Animal Based Projects Involving Two or More Institutions (PDF 46 KB) October 2020
 UACC Policy on Animal User Training (PDF 305 KB) April 2021
 UACC Policy on Animal Welfare Assessment (PDF 36 KB) March 2022
UACC Policy on Aseptic Surgery June 2022
 UACC Policy on Confidentiality & Member Agreement (PDF 76 KB) February 2021
 UACC Policy on Euthanasia of Animals Used in Science (PDF 59 KB) April 2020
 UACC Policy on Genotyping in Mice and Rats (PDF 48 KB) June 2020
 UACC Policy on Mouse Colony Management (PDF 30 KB) May 2021
 UACC Policy on Pedagogical Merit of Live Animal-Based Teaching and Training (PDF 333 KB) October 2020
 UACC Policy on Peer Review for Scientific Merit (PDF 179 KB) February 2020
 UACC Policy on Principal Investigator Responsibility (PDF 31 KB) March 2021
 UACC Policy on Procurement of Aquatic Species for the Department of Biology (PDF 43 KB) March 2022
 UACC Policy of Protocol Amendments (PDF 51 KB) November 2019
 UACC Policy on Recovery Surgery Scheduling (PDF 54 KB) March 2021
 UACC Policy on the Importation and Exportation of Rodents (PDF 76 KB) February 2022
 UACC Policy on the Oversight of Animals in Science (PDF 159 KB) December 2019
UACC Policy on the Queen's University Biological Station (QUBS) June 2022
 UACC Policy on the Reporting of Animal Welfare and Compliance Concerns (PDF 53 KB) April 2021
 UACC Policy on the Testing of Research Biologics for Pathogens (PDF 43 KB) November 2020
 UACC Policy on the Use of Laboratory Animals Outside of the Animal Facility (PDF 68 KB) January 2022
 UACC Policy on Visitors Within Animal Facilities (PDF 48 KB) November 2020
 UACC Policy on Wildlife Permits (PDF 214 KB) December 2020

Institutional Policies

Senate Policy on Integrity in Research

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School of Graduate Studies Academic Integrity Policy

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Human Resources Conflict of Interest and Commitment Policy

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Person holding a small fish for research

For fish research conducted within their natural habitat, it is important to be able to identify individuals that have previously been caught. A small biopsy of the dorsal fin not only allows for this identification, but provides a valuable tissue sample