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1 January 1970

Posted by: Richard Scrase

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An Odyssey exploring the debate

A book to be published soon promises a considered, less polarised approach to the animal rights debate.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/an-odyssey-exploring-the-debate/

Hype, hope and hybrids

The three-year public debate in the UK on animal-hybrid embryos was always a secondary issue for Understanding Animal Research and its forerunners, but an important one.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/hype-hope-and-hybrids/

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.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/schools-education/schools-drama-released-on-dvd/

Considering what it is to be human

The Academy of Medical Sciences has launched a new project to examine the use of animals containing human material in scientific research.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/considering-what-it-is-to-be-human/

Double bill in The Times for animal research

Most recently the Sunday Times cover piece last weekend took an in depth look at what goes on in animal labs in the UK, and the issues behind the research.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/double-bill-in-the-times-for-animal-research/

Public opinion polling: what is it for?

A paper in the January 2010 Journal of Biomedical Ethics gives an interesting insight into the use of public opinion polls by all sides in the UK animal research debate.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/public-opinion-polling-what-is-it-for/

House of Lords debate revision of EU regulations

On Wednesday, the House of Lords ‘took note' of a committee report into the revision of the EU Directive on the protection of animals used for scientific purposes
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/policy-issues/house-of-lords-debate-revision-of-eu-regulations/

Lords debate Animal Research law

On 13th December the House of Lords debated amendments to the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/policy-issues/lords-debate-animal-research-law/

This House Does Not Believe Animal Research is a Moral Hazard

A lively debate at the Trinity College Dublin Philosophical Society last Thursday rejected the motion that “This House Believes that Animal Testing is a Moral Hazard”.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/this-house-does-not-believe-animal-research-is-a-moral-hazard/

The Big Animal Research Debate: Day 4

The Big Animal Research Debate, an event organised by UAR and IDEA UK, starts today with five debates taking place at Hull University, King’s College London
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/schools-education/the-big-animal-research-debate-day-4/

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