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1 January 1970

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High public acceptance of animal research to find treatments for COVID-19

Survey shows high public acceptance of animal research to find treatments for COVID-19 The UK public overwhelmingly supports the bioscientific community in their work to develop… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/survey-shows-high-public-acceptance-of-animal-research-to-find-treatments-for-covid-19/

EU-wide animals in research statistics for 2017 released

EU-wide animals in research statistics for 2017 released 10,664,752 animals used for research in the EU in 2017 Mice, fish, rats and birds account for 92% of animals used… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/eu-wide-animals-in-research-statistics-for-2017-released/

Northern Ireland Animal Research Numbers, 2018

Procedures carried out on animals in Northern Ireland, 2018 ·         28,790 procedures carried out in Northern Ireland in 2018 ·         Total procedures up 16.3% from 2017… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/ni-animal-research-stats-2018/

Animal Research Numbers in 2018

Latest figures show fewer animals used in research in 2018. Number of procedures on animals has decreased by 7% to 3.52 million. Mice, fish, rats, and birds account for over 97% of all procedures.
Latest figures show fewer animals used in research in 2018   Number of procedures on animals has decreased by 7% to 3.52 million Lowest number of procedures carried out… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/animal-research-numbers-in-2018/

Top Ten Organisations for Animal Research in 2018 Announced

Ten organisations account for nearly half of all animal research in Great Britain. Universities are among the largest users of animals in research in Great Britain. All ten organisations have signed up to Concordat on Openness on Animal Research in the …
Top Ten Organisations for Animal Research in 2018 Announced   Ten organisations account for nearly half of all animal research in Great Britain Top universities are… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/top-ten-organisations-for-animal-research-2018/

Northern Ireland Animal Research Numbers, 2017

2017 animal research numbers for Northern Ireland have been published
Northern Ireland Animal Research Numbers, 2017   ·         24,756 procedures conducted in Northern Ireland in 2017 ·         Procedures up 11.44% from 2016 ·        … https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/increase-in-animal-research-in-northern-ireland/

Animal research numbers in 2017

Home Office animal research statistics for 2017, published today.
Latest figures show fewer animals used in research   ·     Number of procedures on animals decreased by 4% to 3.8 million ·     Mice, fish, rats and birds account for over… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/animal-research-numbers-in-2017/

Slight fall in animal research in Northern Ireland

22,214 procedures conducted in Northern Ireland. Experiments down 1.3% from 2015.
Slight fall in animal research in Northern Ireland   22,214 procedures conducted in Northern Ireland Experiments down 1.3% from 2015 A report from the Department of… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/slight-fall-in-animal-research-in-northern-ireland/

Northern Ireland Statistics on Animal Research 2013

Tom Holder, Campaigns Manager, gives a brief overview of the recently released animal research statistics for Northern Ireland.
Tom Holder, Campaigns Manager, gives a brief overview of the recently released animal research statistics for Northern Ireland. The Department of Health, Social Services and… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/staff-blog/northern-ireland-statistics-on-animal-research-2013/

Nine out of ten statistics are taken out of context

Those opposed to animal research often point out that most drugs that pass the legally required toxicology tests in animals go on to fail in human clinical trials.
Nine out of ten statistics are taken out of context Facts without context Those opposed to animal research often point out that most drugs that pass the legally required… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/nine-out-of-ten-statistics-are-taken-out-of-context/

2011 Animal Research Statistics from the Home Office

The Home Office has just released the animal research statistics for 2011 which can be seen here.
2011-animals-in-rese.pdf The Home Office has just released the animal research statistics for 2011 which can be seen here. They present information about animal research in the UK… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/2011-animal-research-statistics-from-the-home-office/

European statistics on animal research released

The overall number of animals used in research across European member states does not seem to have changed much since 2005, standing at just above 12 million in 2008 (a decrease of 116,561 since 2005).
The overall number of animals used in research across European member states does not seem to have changed much since 2005, standing at just above 12 million in 2008 (a decrease… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/policy-issues/european-statistics-on-animal-research-released/

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