Jan - June 2014
Government announces Delivery Plan for reduction of animals in research
7th February 2014
The Government has today outlined its plans to promote the reduction, replacement and refinement of animals in UK research. In the Delivery Plan...
You want fish? Police your reserves
5th February 2014
Some of the world’s most vulnerable marine habitats are being failed by the conservation orders put in place to protect them.
Herceptin - first monoclonal antibody treatment for cancer
3rd February 2014
Tuesday February 4 is World Cancer Day. Medical research is slowly improving treatments and allowing people with cancer to live longer
Bat populations rise
30th January 2014
by Theodore Roethke
BBC films inside Oxford Animal Lab
29th January 2014
The University of Oxford’s road to openness has not been easy.
Two new films on Macaque research from the MRC
29th January 2014
Macaques are non-human primates. They are used in medical research because many of their body systems — such as their immune and nervous systems — are similar to humans, making them good research ‘models’ for a variety of human conditions.
What makes us human?
28th January 2014
Oxford University has given the BBC’s Fergus Walsh access to film some of the animals used in scientific research at the University.
Poll shows more Italians accept animal research
22nd January 2014
Polling company, Ipsos, have surveyed 1,000 Italians to gauge public opinion on the issue of animals in research.
Science Action Network
15th January 2014
It’s been over a year since the Science Action Network was launched yet it remains an important tool in dispelling the misinformation online about research on animals.
Otter project - monitoring pollution
10th January 2014
When I was a child otters had been lost from most of England, poisoned by a range of chemicals that did not degrade and were bio-accumulated to lethal extents by top predators such as otters and birds of prey.