Communications & media
New animal research briefing for Deaf Awareness Week
UAR has produced a new briefing sheet on deafness and hearing loss as a contribution to Deaf Awareness Week (6th May - 12th May 2013).
Animal research news round up 03/05
The possibility of eternal youth is guaranteed to get coverage and all the broadsheets covered this Nature story this week.
Pint of Science
World-leading scientists will be sharing their knowledge and latest discoveries in pubs across London, Oxford and Cambridge from Tuesday 14th - Thursday 16th May.
Novo Nordisk wins Corporate Responsibility award
The annual Corporate Responsibility Reporting Awards were handed out at the Royal Society earlier this week.
Scientists ask for solidarity
A recent break in at the University of Milan by animal rights extremists has put the university’s research into psychiatric disorders back several years.
Animal research news round up 26/04
Hilary Koprowski, the scientist who developed the first live-virus polio vaccine, has died at the age of 96.
Two thirds of the British public are unaware animal cosmetic testing is illegal in UK
Almost two thirds of British people (63%) do not know that is it illegal to test finished cosmetic products on animals in the UK, according to a recent ComRes survey.
News round up
Robert Edwards, the Nobel Prize winning developer of in vitro fertilisation, has died at the age of 87.
What Difference Does Animal Research Make
We were very sorry to hear that former Smiths frontman and animal rights campaigner Morrissey has been unwell recently.
UAR sets up a new website: AnimalRightsExtremism.info
Animal rights activists have created an exaggerated impression of their movement by their use of social and other media channels.
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”.
Nine out of ten statistics are taken out of context
Those opposed to animal research often point out that most drugs that pass the legally required toxicology tests in animals go on to fail in human clinical trials.
We have moved
The new UAR address is Hodgkin Huxley House, 30 Farringdon Lane, London EC1R 3AW.
New investment in the 3Rs
Understanding Animal Research welcomed a new £1m investment into the 3Rs which was announced today. This money will fund a new professorial chair into developing technologies which it is hoped will be able to replace some animal research.
BBC Radio 5 live from a lab
BBC Radio 5 Live visited the Mary Lyon Centre, a Medical Research Council facility south of Oxford.
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