Membership and funding

How to join Understanding Animal Research

Our members are drawn from various sectors including academic, pharmaceutical, charities, research funders, professional and learned societies.

Organisations who wish to join Understanding Animal Research should email for further information.

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Understanding Animal Research is funded by its members and through project grants. Our latest accounts can be seen here.

Our members

Academy of Medical Royal Colleges

Academy of Medical Sciences

Agenda Resource Management

Allentown Europe

Anatomical Society of Great Britain & Ireland

Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care

Association of Medical Research Charities

Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry


B&K Universal

Babraham Institute

Biochemical Society


BioIndustry Association

Bioscientific Events

Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council

Boehringer Ingelheim

British Association for Psychopharmacology

British Heart Foundation

British Horseracing Authority

British Neuroscience Association

British Pharmacological Society

British Society for Cell Biology

British Society for Immunology

British Toxicology Society

Cancer Research UK

Cardiff University

Centre for Emergency Preparedness and Response

Charles River Laboratories

Covance Laboratories


Eisai Europe

Eli Lilly

Genetic Alliance UK


Harlan Laboratories UK

Harper Adams University

Horserace Betting Levy Board

Huntingdon Life Sciences

Imperial College London

Institute for Cancer Research

Institute of Neurology

Kings College London

Laboratory Animal Science Association

Laboratory Animal Veterinary Association

Medical Research Council

Merck Sharp & Dohme

Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry

Newcastle University

Novartis International AG

Nutrition Society

Pfizer Global Research and Development

Physiological Society

Pirbright Institute


Quotient Bioresearch

Robert Gordon University

Royal College of Physicians

Royal College of Surgeons

Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

Royal Society of Biology

Russell Group

Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service


Society for Endocrinology

St George's University of London

Takeda Cambridge


Unite the Union

University College London

University of Bristol

University of Cambridge

University of Leicester

University of Manchester

University of Nottingham

University of Oxford

University of Portsmouth

University of Surrey


Wellcome Trust

Wickham Laboratories

William Harvey Research Foundation

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