July - Dec 2013
Animal research awards
28th August 2013
The Basel Declaration has announced the winner of its Award for Education in Animal Research
Free iBook: Primates in Medical Research now available
27th August 2013
How do researchers work with primates? Which species do they use? What has research with primates revealed? How are the primates looked after?
Neuron maps unveiled for mouse and fly
8th August 2013
Anyone who has ever tried to swat a fly will know that they have sharp vision.
New treatment allows stronger radiotherapy
2nd August 2013
Radiotherapy is a powerful tool in treating cancer, but it is a blunt instrument.
New mouse model for hepatitis C research
31st July 2013
Over 120 million people worldwide are chronically infected with Hepatitis C and most of them don’t know it.
World Hepatitis Day
25th July 2013
This Sunday is World Hepatitis Awareness Day, with a theme of 'This is hepatitis. Know it. Confront it.
A new way to prevent transplant rejection
17th July 2013
For more than 50 years doctors have been using immune-suppressants to prevent organ rejection following transplant operations.
2012 Animal Research Statistics from the Home Office
17th July 2013
The Home Office has just released the animal research statistics for 2012 which can be seen here.
Third Basel Declaration Society Conference
9th July 2013
On July 1st scientists and policy makers from across Europe gathered in London, at the home of the Royal College of General Practitioners, to discuss openness and transparency in Animal Research.
Understanding Animal Research’s 2013 AGM
8th July 2013
Following the official business of the annual general meeting, UAR organised a series of workshop and presentations to showcase just some of its activities.