Conducting your Research

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Before conducting your research, you may need to obtain controlled drugs and narcotics as well as order animals and supplies. While conducting your research, there are a number of resources available to you to ensure animal welfare.

Conducting Your Research


Controlled Drugs Application

Discover the procedure for obtaining controlled drugs and narcotics for research purposes.

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Order, Deliveries & Transfers

ACS oversees all animal and pharmaceutical orders, and provides a supply ordering service. 

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Rodent Anesthesia & Analgesia

Commonly used anasthetics and analgesics in rodents.

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Vet Services 

The veterinary services team includes the Clinical Veterinarians, the RVTs, the Training Team and Diagnostic Services in Animal Care Services.

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Diagnostic Services & Research Histology Services

The Animal Care Services Diagnostic & Research Histology Laboratory offers a variety of services for both sentinel and research animals.

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Post-Approval Monitoring

Animal research at UBC is a privilege, not a right. Hence, it is assumed that researchers adhere to their approved protocols, and the policies of the UBC ACC and CCAC.

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Human Health and Safety for Animal Users

Working safely with experimental animals encompasses not only the people and the animals, but also the facilities, equipment, procedures we use, and environment.

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