Animal Free Research UK

We are pioneering compassionate united for a kinder science


The number of animal experiments in the UK in 2020


The number of animals used in research every minute of every day in the UK


The number of projects we have awarded grants to since 1970

By pioneering excellence, inspiring and supporting scientists, and influencing change, we can create a world where human diseases are cured faster without animal suffering.

Our pioneering research

We’ve given £10M in grants to projects advancing development of human relevant research for diseases including cancer, diabetes and Covid-19.

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Summer Student Programme

Training a new generation of scientists who will learn how human relevant, animal free science is vital in the fight against human diseases.

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Apply for funding

We award research funding to cutting-edge scientists that develop human methods and non-animal technologies to study human disease.

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Shop for a kinder science

Show off your support by getting your hands on some brand new Animal Free Research UK merchandise.

A gift in your will to Animal Free Research UK is leaving a truly, lasting legacy: our tireless work saving animals from experiments will continue because of your kindness.

If you are considering leaving us a gift, thank you. We couldn’t do our important work without your support.

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