Communications & media
Will we hear the sound of music again?
26th November 2009
Julie Andrews, the star of musicals Mary Poppins and The Sound of Music has announced she will return to the London stage next year after more than 30 years.
26th October 2009
Five years ago newspaper reports of medical breakthroughs rarely mentioned the animal research that had played a part in creating a medicine or treatment.
Time for more change in America
24th September 2009
We have been watching with great concern the animal rights extremists’ campaigns taking place in the United States and California in particular.
New research shows public opinion supportive of animal research
15th September 2009
The latest public opinion research from Ipsos MORI shows that the vast majority of the British public can accept animal experimentation for medical research purposes.
I'm Not a Chimp
25th August 2009
How similar are we really to chimpanzees?
Testing, testing …
4th August 2009
Why is the concept of animal research so difficult to grasp?
Swine flu research
23rd July 2009
Our own modest contribution to swine flu information is now online, as the government estimates the number of new cases of swine flu in England reached 100,000 in the past week.
Hype, hope and hybrids
6th July 2009
The three-year public debate in the UK on animal-hybrid embryos was always a secondary issue for Understanding Animal Research and its forerunners, but an important one.
6th July 2009
A TV dramatisation of Edwardian antivivisection protest on Sunday night in Casualty 1909 shows there's little new in the public debate over animal research and testing.
An Odyssey exploring the debate
16th June 2009
A book to be published soon promises a considered, less polarised approach to the animal rights debate.
Follow us and see what we're up to
21st May 2009
It's just become even easier to follow our activities on the internet. Not only can you sign up to our newsletter, and subscribe to our RSS news feeds, you can also find us on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.
Website spotlight: image library
13th May 2009
Our online animal image library is one of the stand-out resources of the Understanding Animal Research website.
Website spotlight: A Researchers' Guide to Communications
7th May 2009
Understanding Animal Research has a new booklet offering advice to researchers who want to be more open about their work.
Windows to the world
27th April 2009
The regular column in The Times called 'The Shift', which profiles different jobs, today featured an animal technologist working at pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca.
Now for the good news
21st April 2009
UK newspapers these days are full of political sleaze, economic woes and minor celebrities. But there is some good news too.