Communications & media
#WW award for ... Animal research is helping us beat cancer
'Thanks to decades of research, survival from cancer has doubled in the last 40 years, giving thousands of people more time with their loved ones.
UAR in Mauritius
Macaques, like humans, are not indigenous to the island of Mauritius, isolated as it is in the Indian ocean.
This months Wednesday Winner website (#WW) is Rodent Respect. The site was created for scientists who work with rodents, especially students.
A history of Beecham’s
The story of Thomas Beecham, founder of the company that went on to become part of Glaxo SmithKline, is quite extraordinary.
#WW - Untangling the brain
Our brains are a dense tangle of billions of nerve cells connected together at synapses. Knowing how everything links up is key to understanding how the brain works – but it's a huge challenge.
Mending Broken Hearts
This animation video from the British Heart Foundation (BHF) shows how stem cells might be used to repair damaged hearts one day.
UAR appoints Interim CEO
The UAR Council is delighted to announce that, following a rigorous selection process, we have recruited David Pruce as Interim Chief Executive to ensure that our important work continues and thrives.
Are wild animals happier?
Are wild animals happier? That was the question posed by Christie Wilcox for a guest blog in Scientific American.
UK public opinion largely positive
Recent research on public attitudes to animal experimentation has been published on the Ipsos MORI website.
A Question of Care
From our archive - this video about the care of laboratory animals was produced by the Biomedical Research Trust in 2003.
Be a Wednesday Winner #WW
We are starting our very own webby awards, which we are calling Wednesday Winners (#WW).
The teenager who took a stand against animal rights protesters
Laurie Pycroft, who founded Pro-Test five years ago, was profiled in The Independent Education section today.
Why have we got a QR code on our site?
New video - mice as a model for Alzheimer's disease
Mice can be used to mimic Alzheimer's disease in humans.
UAR CEO moves to SGM
Dr Simon Festing, the Chief Executive of Understanding Animal Research for a little over six years, is leaving the organisation to take up the post of CEO of the Society for General Microbiology (SGM).
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