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1 January 1970

Posted by: Richard Tidmarsh

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Other animal use in society

Over three and a half million animal procedures a year are currently carried out for UK biomedical research and testing. Mice, rats and fish for 86%* of the total. From an… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/what-is-animal-research/numbers-animals/animals-and-society/

The year in Animal Research

In May this year we launched our Animal Research News Feed, a daily round-up of the most interesting animal science stories from the UK and around the world. 2013 has been a… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/resources/archived-pages/year-animal-research/

Life stories

There is no doubt that animal research has helped develop new treatments for chronic and life-threatening conditions. In this section, those involved with research talk about… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/why/life-stories/

What is animal research?

Areas of research - Numbers of animals - Understanding animal experiments - A to Z of animals - The 3Rs and Animal Welfare - Myths and facts - FAQs What is animal research? How… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/what-is-animal-research/

Human health timeline

Our timeline displays the animal research behind the world's major medical advances. Click on a decade below for more information. https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/why/health-timeline/

For animal health

Medicines and vaccines for pets and livestock rely just as much  on animal research as human medicines. And the majority of the medicines that vets prescribe are actually derived… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/why/animal-health/

For human health

Animal research has benefits for us all - and animals too - Where Do Medicines Come From? Medical research has saved and improved the lives of millions of  people. Animals have… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/why/human-health/

UK animal research regulation

Overview of UK animal research regulation
How is animal research regulated? There have been special controls on the use of laboratory animals in the UK since 1875. These have been revised and extended over the course of… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/openness/regulation/

Areas of research

Animals are used for basic biological research, breeding, safety testing, and medical research.
Where Do Medicines Come From? Animals are used in four main areas of biomedical research and product testing: Applied research Regulatory testing Basic biological and… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/what-is-animal-research/areas-research/

Why do animal research?

Why are animals used in research? Most of the medicines we have come from animal research. Often science doesn’t need to use animals, but for many key questions they are crucial.… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/why-are-animals-used/

TeacherZone

   TeacherZone at UAR  Animal research is an excellent topic for introducing young people to the ethics and implications of science and for helping them to think about the rights… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/teacherszone/teacher-zone/

The 3Rs and Animal Welfare

Animal welfare and the 3Rs The welfare of animals used in research is very important. There  are good ethical, scientific, legal and economic reasons for making sure that animals… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/what-is-animal-research/three-rs/

News

News about animal experiments, animal testing and animal research.
https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/

Research process

Why does medical research need animals?
Animal welfare and the 3Rs - How much animal research is done in the UK? (only available as a download) - Where Do Medicines Come From? The purpose of biomedical research and… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/what-is-animal-research/areas-research/research-process/

Science Action Network

The Science Action network rebuts the myths and mis-information about animal research as they are published.
Tweets by @ARnonsenseRT // Each week myths and mis-information about animal research are published in newspapers and online and this might help explain the 10% fall in support… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/contact-us/science-action-network/

Science Action Network

The Science Action network rebuts the myths and mis-information about animal research as they are published.
Tweets by @ARnonsenseRT // Each week myths and mis-information about animal research are published in newspapers and online and this might help explain the 10% fall in support… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/about-us/science-action-network/

Membership and funding

Understanding Animal Research members
Understanding Animal Research Accounts 2019 What we do Understanding Animal Research provides information and educational materials based on research and an understanding of the… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/about-us/membership-and-funding/

Staff at UAR

Understanding Animal Research is a not-for-profit organisation that explains why animals are used in medical and scientific research. We aim to achieve a broad understanding of the… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/about-us/who-we-are/

Home

Aims to achieve understanding and acceptance of the need for humane animal research in the UK. Includes science newsfeed.
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