Nobel Prize 2018
Jointly awarded to James P. Allison and Tasuku Honjo for their discovery of cancer therapy by inhibition of negative immune regulation.
BA faces legal challenge for refusing to fly lab animals
News report in the Times
In defence of animal testing
METRO piece by Tom Holder, Head of external Communications at Understanding Animal Research
Migrating small birds flying at 4000m
New research shows that migrating birds fly as high as 4,000 metres above sea level.
Guide to writing non-technical summaries
We have developed tips that will help researchers write better and more engaging non-technical summaries
Animal research numbers in 2017
Home Office animal research statistics for 2017, published today.
Manchester University animal unit virtual tour
Sixteen videos in eleven 360 scenes from Manchester University animal unit
Tracking killer T cells in pigs for flu vaccine development
Uses antibodies created in Babraham pigs to track immune response to flu.
Killer fungus comes from Korea
Genetic clues reveal origins of killer fungus behind the ‘amphibian plague’
This month in animal research March 2018
A selection of the news items we covered in our social media this month
Alzheimer’s Researchers win 2018 Brain Prize
Four European scientists win Brain Prize for their work on Alzheimer´s disease, some of which used GM animals.
UAR's response to the Draft Animal Welfare Bill inquiry
In January UAR responded to DEFRA’s consultation on the animal sentience bill.
Openness Awards and Paget Lecture 2017
How animals have helped with the discovery and development of drugs for the treatment of asthma and COPD
Slight fall in animal research in Northern Ireland
22,214 procedures conducted in Northern Ireland. Experiments down 1.3% from 2015.
Understanding Drug 'Prediction'
Chris Magee considers the use of animals' reactions to drugs to gauge the probability of human harm, with data from an unexpected source.
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