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1 January 1970

Posted by: Richard Scrase

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New leaflets from UAR

Where do medicines come from? The use of animals in veterinary medicine
Download our leaflets     Download Where do medicines come from?     Download Animal research:The facts      Download Animal research for animals:… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/new-leaflets-from-uar/

Volunteer to be a school speaker

The holidays are upon us but schools are already girding themselves ready for a new term in September.
The holidays are upon us but schools are already girding themselves ready for a new term in September. The UAR education team are girding along with them, aiming to co-ordinate… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/schools-education/volunteer-to-be-a-school-speaker/

Rats jump aboard

On the principal that you can’t really understand something until you have tried it yourself, the UAR education team has been encouraging young people up and down the country...
On the principal that you can’t really understand something until you have tried it yourself, the UAR education team has been encouraging young people up and down the country to… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/schools-education/rats-jump-aboard/

UAR makes a Big Bang

UAR teamed up with the Y Touring Company this month for a series of workshops about the use of animals in research at this year's Big Bang Science Fair held at London's Excel Centre.
UAR teamed up with the Y Touring Company this month for a series of workshops about the use of animals in research at this year's Big Bang Science Fair held at London's Excel… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/schools-education/uar-makes-a-big-bang/

New approaches to animal research in schools

Animal research is a favourite topic when teachers are looking for a sure-fire way to get their students interested in the ethics of science, but are schools getting all they can from this complex, sometimes difficult, always fascinating subject?
Animal research is a favourite topic when teachers are looking for a sure-fire way to get their students interested in the ethics of science, but are schools getting all they can… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/schools-education/new-approaches-to-animal-research-in-schools/

What R you watching? An interactive resource for schools

What R you watching? our latest online interactive educational resource, is now live on the UAR site.
What R you watching? our latest online interactive educational resource, is now live on the UAR site. The activity helps explain the concepts behind the 3Rs of replacement,… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/schools-education/what-r-you-watching-an-interactive-resource-for-schools/

New grants for science teachers

No understanding of how science works is complete without some knowledge of the way we use research animals.
No understanding of how science works is complete without some knowledge of the way we use research animals. But how is this emotive subject best approached in the classroom? To… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/schools-education/new-grants-for-science-teachers/

RSPCA and GCSE science

The RSPCA's latest foray into schools education is a smart new web resource for GCSE science with a substantial chunk dedicated to exploring the ethics of animal research.
The RSPCA's latest foray into schools education is a smart new web resource for GCSE science with a substantial chunk dedicated to exploring the ethics of animal research.… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/schools-education/rspca-and-gcse-science/

3Rs in front of the camera

If there is one thing that anti-vivisection campaigns are good at, it's providing vivid imagery.
If there is one thing that anti-vivisection campaigns are good at, it's providing vivid imagery. Unfortunately, the striking images they use can often be inaccurate, out of date,… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/animal-welfare-alternatives/3rs-in-front-of-the-camera/

Sharing the pie: new animal numbers activity for schools

How much do you know about which animals are used most in medical research and which are used least? Sharing the Pie, the latest addition to the Learning Centre's suite of activities for schools, is a fun way to find out.
How much do you know about which animals are used most in medical research and which are used least? Sharing the Pie, the latest addition to the Learning Centre's suite of… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/schools-education/sharing-the-pie-new-animal-numbers-activity-for-schools/

Schools drama released on DVD

Every Breath, an award-winning drama-based set of teaching resources from Y Touring Theatre Company is now available on DVD, free to schools.
Every Breath, an award-winning drama-based set of teaching resources from Y Touring Theatre Company is now available on DVD, free to schools.  Writer Judith Johnson explores the… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/schools-education/schools-drama-released-on-dvd/

Animal wrongs

The editorial in today's Financial Times about responding to the appalling animal rights extremist attacks in Switzerland is spot on.
The editorial in today's Financial Times about responding to the appalling animal rights extremist attacks in Switzerland is spot on. In essence, it says that the authorities… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/antivivisection-extremism/animal-wrongs/

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