Communications & media
Understanding Animal Research’s 2013 AGM
8th July 2013
Following the official business of the annual general meeting, UAR organised a series of workshop and presentations to showcase just some of its activities.
Inside the Dementia Lab
1st July 2013
Last week, Alzheimer’s Research UK launched a virtual lab tour that takes users all the way through the stages of research, from funding projects to clinical trials.
World Blood Donor Day
14th June 2013
Today marks World Blood Donor day, where voluntary blood donors are thanked and awareness raised about the need for blood around the world.
Pro-Test Italia demonstrate the value of animal research
4th June 2013
On Saturday 1st June 2013, Pro-Test Italia held a rally in support of the important role that animals play in biomedical research.
How to distort 0.004% of the statistics
23rd May 2013
A new statistic is doing the rounds in the animal rights camps.
Dementia Awareness Week: 19 – 25 May
18th May 2013
This year’s Dementia Awareness Week is themed around talking, with the message that “Worrying changes nothing.
New animal research briefing for Deaf Awareness Week
7th May 2013
UAR has produced a new briefing sheet on deafness and hearing loss as a contribution to Deaf Awareness Week (6th May - 12th May 2013).
Animal research news round up 03/05
3rd May 2013
The possibility of eternal youth is guaranteed to get coverage and all the broadsheets covered this Nature story this week.
Pint of Science
2nd May 2013
World-leading scientists will be sharing their knowledge and latest discoveries in pubs across London, Oxford and Cambridge from Tuesday 14th - Thursday 16th May.
Novo Nordisk wins Corporate Responsibility award
1st May 2013
The annual Corporate Responsibility Reporting Awards were handed out at the Royal Society earlier this week.
Scientists ask for solidarity
30th April 2013
A recent break in at the University of Milan by animal rights extremists has put the university’s research into psychiatric disorders back several years.
Animal research news round up 26/04
26th April 2013
Hilary Koprowski, the scientist who developed the first live-virus polio vaccine, has died at the age of 96.
Two thirds of the British public are unaware animal cosmetic testing is illegal in UK
23rd April 2013
Almost two thirds of British people (63%) do not know that is it illegal to test finished cosmetic products on animals in the UK, according to a recent ComRes survey.
News round up
11th April 2013
Robert Edwards, the Nobel Prize winning developer of in vitro fertilisation, has died at the age of 87.
What Difference Does Animal Research Make
28th March 2013
We were very sorry to hear that former Smiths frontman and animal rights campaigner Morrissey has been unwell recently.