University Animal Care Committee (UACC) & Institutional Policies

UACC Polices

Policy Title Date Revised
UACC Policy on Animal Adoption November 2022
UACC Policy on Activities Involving Live Animals February 2021
UACC Policy on Animal Based Projects Involving Two or More Institutions October 2020
UACC Policy on Animal User Training April 2021
UACC Policy on Animal Welfare Assessment March 2022
UACC Policy on Aseptic Surgery June 2022
UACC Policy on Confidentiality & Member Agreement February 2021
UACC Policy on Euthanasia of Animals Used in Science April 2020
UACC Policy on Genotyping in Mice and Rats June 2020
UACC Policy on Mouse Colony Management May 2021
UACC Policy on Pedagogical Merit of Live Animal-Based Teaching and Training October 2020
UACC Policy on Peer Review for Scientific Merit February 2020
UACC Policy on Principal Investigator Responsibility March 2021
UACC Policy on Procurement of Aquatic Species for the Department of Biology March 2022
UACC Policy of Protocol Amendments October 2022
UACC Policy on Rat Housing November 2022
UACC Policy on Recovery Surgery Scheduling March 2021
UACC Policy on the Importation and Exportation of Rodents February 2022
UACC Policy on the Oversight of Animals in Science 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 April 2021
UACC Policy on the Testing of Research Biologics for Pathogens November 2020
UACC Policy on the Use of Laboratory Animals Outside of the Animal Facility January 2022
UACC Policy on Visitors Within Animal Facilities November 2020
UACC Policy on Wildlife Permits 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