Academic education

2021 Towards Replacement of animals for scientific purposes. Online conference European Commission. 2 and 3 February.
2019 CoMo educational day on Ethics, transparency and rigour in research with animal models, Helsinki, 11 November.
2019 One day symposium Laboratory Animal Center and Ethical Committee for Animal Experiments, KU Leuven, 17 October
2019 32nd Science Projects Workshop in the Future Classroom Lab by Scientix & 3Rs project, Brussels, 13-14 September
2017 Webinar Evidence-Based Veterinary Medicine, 19 June
2011 Intensive English language course, Radboud in’to Languages
2010 Course K71 in systematic reviews and meta-analysis, VU medisch centrum
2008 – 2010 Academic leadership course, Avicenna/Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center
2006 Academic leadership course, Introduction Radboud University
2003 Sabbatical leave January-May at University of Groningen, The Netherlands, resulting in book chapter publication “Nutrition and animal welfare”
2003 Welfare assessment course, Cambridge University, UK, 14-16 Sept.
>2002 Diplomate ECLAM
1978 – 1986 DVM degree at the College of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University, the Netherlands
1987 – 1992 One year Postdoctoral education as Animal Welfare Officer, Utrecht University, the Netherlands, divided over several years
1984 3 months study in veterinary medicine at the Veterinary College, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA