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Ten years: Our favourite posts

This is the fifth article in our 2019 series reviewing achievements during the first ten years of UAR. Richard Scrase, Head on Online Communication, looks back at some of… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/ten-years-our-favourite-posts/

Ten Tips for Debating Animal Research

Advice from our recent workshop
Understanding Animal Research recently ran a series of workshops covering openness, social media, media training and debating. This last workshop attracted an audience primarily… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/ten-tips-for-debating-animal-research/

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
18/10/2013 Update: Results from some of the debates listed below The Big Animal Research Debate, an event organised by UAR and IDEA UK, starts today with five debates taking… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/schools-education/the-big-animal-research-debate-day-4/

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”.
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”. Tom… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/this-house-does-not-believe-animal-research-is-a-moral-hazard/

Lords debate Animal Research law

On 13th December the House of Lords debated amendments to the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986.
On 13th December the House of Lords debated amendments to the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986. The amendments, whilst making little difference to UK practice, promise to… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/policy-issues/lords-debate-animal-research-law/

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
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. This meant that… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/policy-issues/house-of-lords-debate-revision-of-eu-regulations/

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.
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. In… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/public-opinion-polling-what-is-it-for/

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.
It's been a double bill of engaging content on animal research from The Times and Sunday Times over the past week. Most recently the Sunday Times cover piece last weekend took… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/double-bill-in-the-times-for-animal-research/

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

I'm Not a Chimp

How similar are we really to chimpanzees?
How similar are we really to chimpanzees? Are the differences so minuscule that we should grant chimpanzees human rights? In Not a Chimp: the hunt for the genes that make us… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/im-not-a-chimp/

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/

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.
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. We… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/hype-hope-and-hybrids/

An Odyssey exploring the debate

A book to be published soon promises a considered, less polarised approach to the animal rights debate.
A book to be published soon promises a considered, less polarised approach to the animal rights debate. An Odyssey with Animals by US veterinarian Dr Adrian Morrison is released in… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/an-odyssey-exploring-the-debate/

Website spotlight: Questionnaire

Explore how you feel about animal research
Explore how you feel about animal research The use of animals in medical research is a subject that divides opinion, with very few absolute ‘rights’ or ‘wrongs’. To some, it… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/website-spotlight-questionnaire/

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