Links and website statements
Here are links to the websites of key organisations involved in animal research, laboratory animal welfare, regulation and general debate about the issues.
Suggestions for other links are welcome; please contact us.
Organisations explaining the need for animals in research
European Biomedical Research Association (EBRA)
Protection against animal rights extremism
Government Departments and Advisors
Organisations working on the 3Rs
Laboratory animal science and technology organisations
Groups campaigning to abolish animal research
Over 100 leading UK research organisations have web statements backing the ethical use of animals in medical research. While some have had such statements for a long time, many have been made in the last few years.
This represents a dramatic increase in openness about the issue and demonstrates a new-found determination to counter irrationality and violence with facts and arguments.
Department of Health