Jan - June 2014
Animal research and Asian vulture conservation
21st February 2014
While the contribution of animal research for human medical development is well known, the role that animal studies have to play in environmental and conservation work often receives very little attention.
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...
You want fish? Police your reserves
5th February 2014
Some of the world’s most vulnerable marine habitats are being failed by the conservation orders put in place to protect them.
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
Bat populations rise
30th January 2014
by Theodore Roethke
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.
What makes us human?
28th January 2014
Oxford University has given the BBC’s Fergus Walsh access to film some of the animals used in scientific research at the University.
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.