This month in animal research March 2018
28th March 2018
A selection of the news items we covered in our social media this month
Alzheimer’s Researchers win 2018 Brain Prize
6th March 2018
Four European scientists win Brain Prize for their work on Alzheimer´s disease, some of which used GM animals.
UAR's response to the Draft Animal Welfare Bill inquiry
15th February 2018
In January 2018 policy organisations from the life-science sector were asked to contribute to DEFRA’s consultation on the animal sentience bill.
EARA is recruiting for a Stakeholder Engagement Officer
1st February 2018
EARA is recruiting for a Stakeholder Engagement Officer.
Openness Awards and Paget Lecture 2017
4th December 2017
How animals have helped with the discovery and development of drugs for the treatment of asthma and COPD
Slight fall in animal research in Northern Ireland
24th November 2017
22,214 procedures conducted in Northern Ireland. Experiments down 1.3% from 2015.
Understanding Drug 'Prediction'
20th November 2017
Chris Magee considers the use of animals' reactions to drugs to gauge the probability of human harm, with data from an unexpected source.
Ten leading universities conduct over one third of all UK animal research
20th November 2017
No changes to EU Directive proposed in European Commission review
10th November 2017
The European Commission has published a report in response to Article 58 of Directive 2010/63/EU.
Circadian rhythm science wins 2017 Nobel
4th October 2017
The 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded equally to Jeffrey Hall of the University of Maine in Orono, Michael Rosbash of Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts, and Michael Young of Rockefeller University in New York City, for their work on how several genes work together to control the body’s circadian clock.
Dr Mark Dallas Reddit Ask Me Anything
22nd September 2017
World Alzheimer's Month AMA with Dr Mark Dallas
This month in animal research August 17
24th August 2017
News from the month
Roger Lemon Reddit Ask Me Anything
27th July 2017
Roger Lemon did a Reddit Ask Me Anything and spoke about his research using primates.
Number of animals used in research in 2016
13th July 2017
Home Office statistics on animals used in research 2016
Why the anti-vivisection movement took an absolutist view
10th July 2017
Animal welfare would have been far better served over the past 150 years by activists adopting a 3Rs approach sooner – why did they instead take an uncompromising view?