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 for research 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?
UAR at Cambridge BRAINFest 2017
27th June 2017
Four animal laboratories open their digital doors to the public
14th June 2017
Four animal laboratories open their digital doors to the public: 360 'street view' - 60 scenes and 35 videos
Karen Mifsud Reddit Ask Me Anything
24th April 2017
Reddit AMA to mark Stress Awareness Month
World Parkinson’s Disease Day 2017
11th April 2017
11 April is World Parkinson’s Disease Day, held every year on James Parkinson’s birthday to raise awareness of the disease and the research being done to alleviate it.