Communications & media
Top Ten Organisations for Animal Research in 2018 Announced
Ten organisations account for nearly half of all animal research in Great Britain. Universities are among the largest users of animals in research in Great Britain. All ten organisations have signed up to Concordat on Openness on Animal Research in the UK.
Celebrities impact public view of animal research
A recent trend amongst some well-known celebrities has been the spread of pseudoscience and anti-animal research sentiments on social media.
Reddit AMA with Frances Wiseman
Understanding Animal Research hosted a Reddit ‘Ask Me Anything’ (AMA) with Dr Frances Wiseman from UCL to mark Dementia Awareness Week. Dr Wiseman is a senior research fellow at UCL’s Institute of Neurology and her research focuses on the early onset of dementia in people who have Down syndrome.
Creating the European Animal Research Association
This is the fourth article in our 2019 series reviewing achievements during the first ten years of UAR. Wendy Jarrett, Chief Executive, looks back at how we set up the European Animal Research Association (EARA).
Leaders in Openness 2019 - 2022 Announced
The Leaders in Openness award will recognise those organisations who commit considerable resource and energy to following best practice, embedding openness within their organisations, and making the aims of the Concordat a reality.
Highlighting the role of vets in research
Bella Williams, Head of Engagement, talks about her project to highlight the role vets play during scientific research with animals.
Tuberculosis in Zebrafish
TB in zebrafish give insight into how TB develops in humans
Why we need female mice in drug trials
Using mainly male mice in drug trials can be problem for women health.
A journey to the clean side
How we made our 360 degree lab tours
Ten years of research with mice
Some highlights from a decade of research with mice
International Day of Women and Girls in Science
Films of women in science
Timeline of cancer research and treatment
Animal research has featured in advances in cancer treatment
Ten years of Understanding Animal Research
In 2019 we are celebrating 10 years of UAR
UAR's new strategy
UAR will be 10 years old in 2019 and over the past year we have undertaken a full strategy review
Vote animal research scientist for new £50 note
Vote for one of UAR’s top six animal research scientists to be the new face of the new £50 note
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