Communications & media
Science website launches
In 2010 UAR decided that our sister site AnimalResearch.info was in need of a bit of sprucing up! AnimalResearch.info is a global resource for evidence-based information on the use of animals in medical research.
NEW case studies showcase animal research
Ahead of publication by the Home Office of its response to last autumn’s consultation on transposition of EU Directive 2010/63/EU...
Stem cells and heart repair
Continuing our video series on the patient benefits of animal research, a patient interviews a scientist on how stem cells, based on animal research, may be used to repair hearts.
#WW award for Overlooking the Importance of Animal Research
We liked a piece in the Huffington Post by Kirk Leech. Overlooking the Importance of Animal Research in the UK politics section of the Huffington Post...
#WW award for Of Mice and Medicine
We award Paul Vallely of the Independent newspaper for his excellent article - Of Mice and Medicine.
Of mice and medicine
Subtitled In defence of animal experiments, the Independent published a four-page article in Saturday's Magazine about how animal research is 'transforming human lives'.
#WW award for Zebrafish article in Wellcome News
The article by Emma James in the latest Wellcome News looks into why zebra fish have become so important in genetics research.
Of mice and men - new video
Watch the 'Of Mice and Men' videos to see how GM mice are used to study human disease.
#WW award for a letter from Parkinson's UK
Animal Aid is running a campaign against medical charities because some of their funded work involves animals.
See UAR at the BSA
UAR hosted and recorded a talk about GM mice - Of Mice and Men - by Sara Wells and Paul Potter from the Mary Lyon Centre (MRC Harwell) at this year's British Science Festival in Bradford. Watch the talk below.
#ww Buffering brains against stress
The hippocampus creates new neurones throughout our lives - so what happens if you bring "the hippocampus's production line to a screeching halt?"
#ww Can scientists follow Laura’s lead?
Mark Henderson’s Science Matters column in today's Times Eureka gets our #ww Wednesday Winner award for communication about animal research (OK, it’s not Wednesday, but this column is a deserving winner).
#ww award for the Ark Hive
Dr. Paul Foster, a Lecturer in Molecular Endocrinology at the University of Birmingham, is an experienced cancer researcher and pharmacologist with a strong interest in understanding how animals help advance medical research.
#ww Animal models: Inside the minds of mice and men
Monya Baker has given us a good and useful read. Her article in Nature provides many examples of animal models for human conditions and gives a clear appraisal of their value.
Animal research and diabetes
In this film we hear from Chloe, who has diabetes, and Dr Aileen King, who researches into diabetes.
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