Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee
NTU-IACUC, under the Research Integrity and Ethics Office (RIEO), is committed to the responsible care and use of animals in the University by ensuring that all Animal Use Protocols adhere to the NACLAR (National Advisory Committee for Laboratory Animal Research) Guidelines, and to international best practices.
Key functions of NTU-IACUC include, but are not limited to:
- Review NTU's animal care and use programme regularly so as to ensure that these programms adhere to the Guiding Principles.
- Review and approve submitted AUP applications.
- Inspect housing and research facilities to ensure animal welfare is well taken care of.
- Investigate concerns involving the care and use of animals.
NTU is an AAALAC-accredited institution, signifying our commitment towards the responsible and humane treatment of animals in science.