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

Boehringer Ingelheim Ltd

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

Brunel University

Cancer Research UK

Cardiff University

Centre for Emergency Preparedness and Response

Charles River Laboratories

Covance Laboratories Ltd


Eisai Europe Ltd

Eli Lilly & Co


Genetic Alliance UK


Harper Adams University

Horserace Betting Levy Board

Imperial College London

Institute of Animal Technology

Institute for Cancer Research

Kings College London

Laboratory Animal Science Association

Laboratory Animal Veterinary Association

Medical Research Council

Merck Sharp & Dohme UK Ltd

Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry

National Institute for Biological Standards & Control

Newcastle University

Novartis International AG

Nutrition Society

Pfizer Global Research and Development

Physiological Society

Pirbright Institute

Plymouth University


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

Sequani Ltd

Society for Endocrinology

St George's University of London

Takeda Cambridge


The Cube

Unite the Union

University College London

University of Aston

University of Bath

University of Birmingham

University of Bradford

University of Bristol

University of Cambridge

University of Edinburgh

University of Exeter

University of Glasgow

University of Leeds

University of Leicester

University of Liverpool

University of Manchester

University of Nottingham

University of Oxford

University of Portsmouth

University of Reading

University of Southampton

University of Strathclyde

University of Surrey


Wellcome Trust

Wickham Laboratories Ltd

William Harvey Research Foundation

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