Jan - June 2013
Symposium on the 3Rs
24th June 2013
The joint NC3Rs and Society of Biology symposium held in London on Wednesday brought together researchers from disparate fields to share their work in replacing, refining and reducing the use of animals in research.
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.
Pro-Test Italia march on Saturday
29th May 2013
The Pro-Test Italia rally will culminate in the delivery of a petition signed by over 5000 people calling for solidarity with the researchers affected by the attack.
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.
Animal research news round up 10/05
10th May 2013
The Daily Mail, in an earnest attempt to justify their drinking habits, reported that phenolic acid found in champagne dramatically improved the memory test performance of rats.
Brain Injury Week 13th - 19th May 2013
9th May 2013
This year's Action for Brain Injury Week (ABI Week) will see the launch of a positive campaign aimed at GPs to assist them with diagnosing and appropriately signposting patients and carers affected by the often hidden aspects of brain injury.
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).
Prize for technique that reduces number of animals in spinal injury research
7th May 2013
A scientist from the University of Glasgow has been awarded a 3Rs Prize for developing a cell-based technique that models severed nerves usually studied in animals.