Communications & media
Pro-Test Italia demonstrate in Rome
23rd September 2013
On the 19th September scientists and students gathered in Rome to support Pro-Test Italia’s second ever demonstration (read our coverage of their first rally).
2013 Nobel Prize Predictions
17th September 2013
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for 2013 will be announced on 7th October
3,000 Italian Researchers say no to law limiting animal research
3rd September 2013
More than three thousand researchers have signed an open appeal to the Italian Government, requesting changes in the way the EU 2010/63 Directive on animal research is being implemented in their country.
Free iBook: Primates in Medical Research now available
27th August 2013
How do researchers work with primates? Which species do they use? What has research with primates revealed? How are the primates looked after?
World Hepatitis Day
25th July 2013
This Sunday is World Hepatitis Awareness Day, with a theme of 'This is hepatitis. Know it. Confront it.
2012 Animal Research Statistics from the Home Office
17th July 2013
The Home Office has just released the animal research statistics for 2012 which can be seen here.
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.