In defence of animal testing
11th September 2018
METRO piece by Tom Holder, Head of external Communications at Understanding Animal Research
Migrating small birds flying at 4000m
7th August 2018
New research shows that migrating birds fly as high as 4,000 metres above sea level.
Guide to writing non-technical summaries
23rd July 2018
We have developed tips that will help researchers write better and more engaging non-technical summaries
Animal research numbers in 2017
18th July 2018
Home Office animal research statistics for 2017, published today.
Manchester University animal unit virtual tour
25th June 2018
Sixteen videos in eleven 360 scenes from Manchester University animal unit
Tracking killer T cells in pigs for flu vaccine development
17th May 2018
Uses antibodies created in Babraham pigs to track immune response to flu.
Killer fungus comes from Korea
10th May 2018
Genetic clues reveal origins of killer fungus behind the ‘amphibian plague’
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 UAR responded to DEFRA’s consultation on the animal sentience bill.
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.