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1 January 1970

Posted by: Richard Scrase

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Leaders in Openness 2019 - 2022

Leaders in Openness 2019 - 2022 UAR is delighted to announce the Concordat’s first set of Leaders in Openness for 2019 – 2022. Five years ago UAR launched the Concordat on… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/leaders-in-openness-2019-2022/

Historic lecture series returns in celebration of openness in animal research

Members of the scientific community gathered at the Wellcome Collection in London for the 78th Stephen Paget Memorial Lecture, the first time that the lecture has been held… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/historic-lecture-series-returns-in-celebration-of-openness-in-animal-research/

The Secrecy Law That Is Heading For the Scrapheap

Today’s blog post by Chris Magee, Head of Policy and Media, explains how and why the controversial Section 24 “secrecy laws” are being changed.
Today’s blog post by Chris Magee, Head of Policy and Media, explains how and why the controversial Section 24 “secrecy laws” are being changed. The government is seeking to make… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/staff-blog/the-secrecy-law-that-is-heading-for-the-scrapheap/

Basel Declaration calls for open dialogue

More than 50 top scientists working in Germany and Switzerland have launched a new Declaration about animal research.
More than 50 top scientists working in Germany and Switzerland have launched a new Declaration about animal research. Meeting in Basel on 29 November, they pledged to be more open… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/basel-declaration-calls-for-open-dialogue/

Opening doors

Five years ago newspaper reports of medical breakthroughs rarely mentioned the animal research that had played a part in creating a medicine or treatment.
Five years ago newspaper reports of medical breakthroughs rarely mentioned the animal research that had played a part in creating a medicine or treatment. These articles would… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/opening-doors/

When the going gets tough...

We have seen in the UK that, when attacked by violent animal rights extremists and vociferous antivivisectionists...
We have seen in the UK that, when attacked by violent animal rights extremists and vociferous antivivisectionists, one effective strategy is to increase efforts to communicate why… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/antivivisection-extremism/when-the-going-gets-tough/

Time for more change in America

We have been watching with great concern the animal rights extremists’ campaigns taking place in the United States and California in particular.
We have been watching with great concern the animal rights extremists’ campaigns taking place in the United States and California in particular. Indeed, the reports are… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/time-for-more-change-in-america/

What do they know?

We recently became aware of a new website that can be used to make Freedom of Information requests and acts as an archive for all information received.
We recently became aware of a new website that can be used to make Freedom of Information requests and acts as an archive for all information received. Unsurprisingly the website… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/policy-issues/what-do-they-know/

Website spotlight: A Researchers' Guide to Communications

Understanding Animal Research has a new booklet offering advice to researchers who want to be more open about their work.
Understanding Animal Research has a new booklet offering advice to researchers who want to be more open about their work. The Researchers' Guide to Communications comes two and a… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/website-spotlight-a-researchers-guide-to-communications/

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