Communications & media
Nobel Prize 2018
5th October 2018
Jointly awarded to James P. Allison and Tasuku Honjo for their discovery of cancer therapy by inhibition of negative immune regulation.
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26th September 2018
We are currently looking for a Social Media Officer to join our team
BA faces legal challenge for refusing to fly lab animals
19th September 2018
News report in the Times
In defence of animal testing
11th September 2018
METRO piece by Tom Holder, Head of external Communications at Understanding Animal Research
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
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.
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.
Ten leading universities conduct over one third of all UK animal research
20th November 2017
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
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