Communications & media
Scientist Colin Blakemore Knighted
16th June 2014
UAR is delighted that Colin Blakemore was awarded a knighthood in the Queens Birthday Honours.
EARA requires a Press and Communications Manager
3rd June 2014
EARA is pleased to announce a new job opening for a Press and Communications Manager.
Communications internship with EARA
20th May 2014
The European Animal Research Association has been established to inform the European public on the continued need for, and benefit of, the humane use of animals in biomedical research.
Concordat on Openness on Animal Research launched today
14th May 2014
Opinion polling in 2012 showed that the public wants to know more about what goes on in animal research
Openness in animal research news
19th March 2014
Defences come down as animal testers dare to say they’re proud...
UAR complaint against Animal Aid upheld by the Advertising Standards Authority
12th February 2014
Understanding Animal Research has had a complaint against Animal Aid upheld by the Advertising Standards Authority.
Government announces Delivery Plan for reduction of animals in research
7th February 2014
The Government has today outlined its plans to promote the reduction, replacement and refinement of animals in UK research. In the Delivery Plan...
Herceptin - first monoclonal antibody treatment for cancer
3rd February 2014
Tuesday February 4 is World Cancer Day. Medical research is slowly improving treatments and allowing people with cancer to live longer
BBC films inside Oxford Animal Lab
29th January 2014
The University of Oxford’s road to openness has not been easy.
Two new films on Macaque research from the MRC
29th January 2014
Macaques are non-human primates. They are used in medical research because many of their body systems — such as their immune and nervous systems — are similar to humans, making them good research ‘models’ for a variety of human conditions.
Poll shows more Italians accept animal research
22nd January 2014
Polling company, Ipsos, have surveyed 1,000 Italians to gauge public opinion on the issue of animals in research.
Science Action Network
15th January 2014
It’s been over a year since the Science Action Network was launched yet it remains an important tool in dispelling the misinformation online about research on animals.
Vote for top animal research story of 2013
17th December 2013
In May this year we launched our Animal Research News Feed, a daily round-up of the most interesting animal science stories from the UK and around the world.
Fall in EU-wide animal research numbers
12th December 2013
The EU has released the Seventh Report in which it provides the number of animals used by member states in 20111.
Brown Report into animal research at Imperial College
10th December 2013
In April 2013, Imperial College ordered a full and independent inquiry into its animal research practices.