Communications & media
Time for more change in America
We have been watching with great concern the animal rights extremists’ campaigns taking place in the United States and California in particular.
New research shows public opinion supportive of animal research
The latest public opinion research from Ipsos MORI shows that the vast majority of the British public can accept animal experimentation for medical research purposes.
I'm Not a Chimp
How similar are we really to chimpanzees?
Testing, testing …
Why is the concept of animal research so difficult to grasp?
Swine flu research
Our own modest contribution to swine flu information is now online, as the government estimates the number of new cases of swine flu in England reached 100,000 in the past week.
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.
A TV dramatisation of Edwardian antivivisection protest on Sunday night in Casualty 1909 shows there's little new in the public debate over animal research and testing.
An Odyssey exploring the debate
A book to be published soon promises a considered, less polarised approach to the animal rights debate.
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It's just become even easier to follow our activities on the internet. Not only can you sign up to our newsletter, and subscribe to our RSS news feeds, you can also find us on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.
Website spotlight: image library
Our online animal image library is one of the stand-out resources of the Understanding Animal Research website.
Website spotlight: A Researchers' Guide to Communications
Understanding Animal Research has a new booklet offering advice to researchers who want to be more open about their work.
Windows to the world
The regular column in The Times called 'The Shift', which profiles different jobs, today featured an animal technologist working at pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca.
Now for the good news
UK newspapers these days are full of political sleaze, economic woes and minor celebrities. But there is some good news too.
Website spotlight: Questionnaire
Explore how you feel about animal research
What's new - a moving timeline
We have now added an illustrated medical history timeline to the Your Health section of the Understanding Animal Research website.
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