Professor Thales Tréz
Thales is a biologist and full time professor at the Institute of Science and Technology (Alfenas Federal University) in Brazil.
Since the beginning of his academic career, in 2000, Thales’ work focuses on the use of animals for educational and research purposes, providing a criticism from a scientific approach.
He has a Masters in Applied Ethics at K.U.Leuven (Belgium), about the ethical and educational aspects of using animals for educational reasons, and also Ph.D. in Science Education.
His thesis shall be published this year (2014) as a book, where an epistemological and scientific criticism is directed towards the use of animals as models for biomedical research.
He is also a kitesurfer and full time wild nature admirer.