Professor Thales Tréz

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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 was published as a book in 2014, 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.