Communications & media
IAT Careers video
21st October 2014
Six animal technologists gathered together to describe their careers in this video from the Institute of Animal Technology.
The week in animal research: w/e 10 October
10th October 2014
2014 Nobel predictions
26th September 2014
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for 2014 will be announced at 11.30am on Monday 6 October.
Animal research news feed
12th September 2014
Tests of ‘good bacteria’ yoghurt products using pig stomach acid have shown that many of them are likely to be useless.
This week in animal research: w/e 8th August
12th August 2014
By switching off certain neurons in mice, scientists were able to make the animals cease eating.
2013 Animal Research Statistics from the Home Office
10th July 2014
The Home Office has just released the animal research statistics for 2013
Scientist Colin Blakemore Knighted
16th June 2014
UAR is delighted that Colin Blakemore was awarded a knighthood in the Queens Birthday Honours.
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.