Animal Free Research UK

We are pioneering compassionate united for a kinder science

3.05

The number of animal experiments in the UK in 2021

6

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

260

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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Our Podcast!

Our podcast is a frank, lively exchange of ideas and experiences by leading scientists, policy makers and animal protection ambassadors – all of whom seek a kinder science.

Pilot Study Grants

Our Pilot Study Grants allow researchers to tap into blue-sky thinking and identify concepts with replacement potential that merit further attention and development.

Community of Practice

An interactive network for members to share their work, ideas, challenges and passion among likeminded peers. Click to find out more and join our community today.

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A lasting legacy

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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