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Are you a rebel thinker? Do you have a good idea? Make it come alive!

The LRI Innovative Science 2016 Award Competition is open.

Supported by The European Chemical Industry Council (Cefic), in conjunction with the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC), the Association of European Toxicologists and European Societies of Toxicology (EUROTOX), the International Society of Exposure Sciences (ISES) and Chemical Week, the 2016 LRI Award offers € 100.000 to support promising new research in the field of novel approaches to the characterisation of molecular initiating events, or other key events, in pathways of human and environmental toxicity.

Deadline for applications: 18 MARCH 2016

The presentation of the three finalists and the selection of the winner will take place in Brussels on 6 June 2016.

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Basic Toxicology Course 2016

A EUROTOX supported course on ‘Principles of Toxicology’ will be held from 4 – 8 April 2016 in Zagreb, Croatia, hosted by the Croatian Society of Toxicology.

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LET'S MEET WHERE THE CONTINENTS MEET

NOW OPEN REGISTRATION AND ABSTRACT SUBMISSION

FOR THE 2016 ISTANBUL CONGRESS

On behalf of the Turkish Society of Toxicology and the Local Organizing Committee, we invite you participate in the 52nd Congress of the European Societies of Toxicology to be held in Istanbul from the 4th to the 7th of September, 2016.​

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HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM EUROTOX

Happy Holidays and Cheers to a Happy New Year. We look forward to a productive and engaging 2016.

We want to thank our members, scientific partners, and industry colleagues for making this a great a year.

 

2016 Nomination Call

Help us to foster toxicology both scientifically and educationally across Europe by sending nominations of outstanding candidates to engage in EUROTOX activities and awards.

Support our acknowledgment of outstanding professionals in toxicology by nominating candidates for these two awards. 

2016 EUROTOX MERIT AWARD recognising professionals with a distinguished career in European toxicology. 

2016 BO HOLMSTEDT MEMORIAL LECTURE AWARD recognising scientific excellence professionals in the area of drug and chemistry safety. 

Help us find new members to involve in our organisation by nominating candidates to join our subcommittees: Registration (1 slot), Communication  (1 slot), Education (2 slots, possible against incumbents), and Corporate Program (1 slot).

Want to make a significant contribution to your local scientific community? Then why not host the 2021 congress!  The call to submit letter of intent is now posted on our homepage.

DEADLINE: JANUARY 30, 2016

2016 EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE ELECTIONS include the office of PRESIDENT ELECT and EC Member (3 slots). Both incumbents will be running for 2nd term. 

DEADLINE: APRIL 1, 2016

Interested? Learn more about the process

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EUROTOX supported Specialised Toxicology Course

Specialised Toxicology Course „Genotoxicity and Carcinogenicity“ organized by Serbian Society of Toxicology under the auspice of EUROTOX was held from 19th till 23rd October 2015 at the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Belgrade, Serbia.

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51st Congress of the European Societies of Toxicology Welcome Speech

by Professor ARISTIDIS TSATSAKIS, President of EUROTOX presented September 13, 2015 at the Alfândega International Congress Center Porto

Distinguished Speakers, Colleagues, Ladies and Gentlemen, Dear all. 

A very good afternoon to everyone, and thank you, for joining us, at the 2015 Congress of EUROTOX. I would like to present my compliments to all academic colleagues and administrative authorities participating in this opening ceremony and express to you my deep satisfaction for sharing this important moment for the development of the science of toxicology. 
 

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EARA RECOGNISES THE TRANSPORTATION INDUSTRIES IMPORTANT ROLE IN SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH

European Animal Research Association (EARA) is a not-for profit communications and advocacy organisation seeking to uphold the interests of biomedical research across Europe. The creation of EARA was prompted by the research community to better inform the European public on the continued need for, and benefit of, the humane use of animals in biomedical research.  Representing both public and private research organisations, the association facilitates collaboration between networks across the European scientific community in order to coordinate national efforts, and provide accurate and reliable information to the public and decision-makers regarding the importance of animal research.

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IUTOX celebrates 35th anniversary

IUTOX is celebrating its 35th anniversary this year traveling a long way from its formation by nine toxicology societies in Brussels on July 6, 1980 during the second International Congress of Toxicology (ICTII).  Today, IUTOX counts 63 members among its ranks experiencing  steady growth over the years from every corner of the globe. 

 

EUROTOX Fellowship programmes: Continued over next years

ert.pngThe established fellowship programmes for the attendance of comprehensive toxicology courses (ERT courses) and for the cross-border exchange of teachers will be available in 2016 and following years.

Note New Deadlines for application:

15 August 2015 for courses between 1 September and 31 December 2015
30 November 2015 for courses between 1 January and 30 June 2016
31 May 2016 for courses between 1 July and 31 December 2016

For further details see pages Education or ERT, in case of questions contact Prof. Martin Wilks

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AN APPEAL FOR THE INTEGRITY OF SCIENCE AND PUBLIC POLICY

Concerned by an escalation of misuses and misrepresentations of science in public policies and regulations, a number of scientists have signed AN APPEAL FOR THE INTEGRITY OF SCIENCE AND PUBLIC POLICY to governments and legislators around the world, asking for the statutory positioning of the scientific method as the evidentiary guideline in the formulation of policies and regulations.

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New Book: Problems of Toxicology

The Bulgarian Toxicological Society edited a book “Problems of Toxicology”. This  book includes reports which were  presented at the Fourth National Congress of Clinical Toxicology with International Participation and Annual Meeting of Bulgarian Toxicological Society, held in Sofia, Bulgaria, from 7 to 8 November, 2013.

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PhD course in Environmental Sciences

A new doctorate school in Environmental Sciences has just been started at the University of Milan. Seven new PhD positions will be advertised every year.

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New ERT Guidelines for Registration 2012

New: The European Registered Toxicologist (ERT) Guidelines for Registration 2012

The ERT Guidelines for Registration 2012 replace the earlier Guidelines of 2011 and the "Expectations of a European Registered Toxicologist".

 

The ERT System: Present Position and Objectives

During the EUROTOX 2011 Paris Congress on August 29, 2011, a Workshop on “THE EUROTOX REGISTRATION/ERT SYSTEM: PRESENT POSITION AND OBJECTIVES” was held.

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EUROTOX ITCASS group on LinkedIn

ImmunoToxicology and Chemical Allergy Specialty Section on LinkedIn
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The European Centre for the Validation of Alternative Methods

(ECVAM), part of the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) and hosted by the Institute of Health and Consumer Protection (IHCP) is currently setting up the ECVAM Stakeholder Forum (ESTAF), bringing together ECVAM’s non-governmental stakeholders.

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Fellowships for Scientists in the Developing World

The International Programme for Higher Education and Research (IPHER) provides over 280 fellowships annually to scientists in developing countries such as Brazil, China, India, Malaysia, Mexico and Pakistan. 

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Harmonisation of toxicology issues between developed and developing countries, South Africa 2009

  • Short report by John Fowler
  • Health and Environment Problems Facing Africa
    by Orish Ebere Orisakwe (ERT UK) (based in Nigeria)
  • Problems Facing Toxicologists in Europe, Asia and Pacific Rim
    by Mumtaz Iscan (ERT Turkey)
  • Shortages in people and expertise, opportunities for Risk Assessment training and experience in developing countries
    by Jyrki Liesivuori (ERT Finland)
  • European guidelines for educational expectations, necessary  experience and curriculum vitae: registration of toxicologists in the European Register (ERT)
    by John Fowler (ERT UK)
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