COVID-19 – A message for Grant Holders

Read a message to our grant holders from Carla Owen, Chief Executive

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We award grants to scientists in universities, hospitals and research organisations following a rigorous and independent peer-reviewed selection procedure.

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There were 3.4 million experiments on animals in the UK in 2019 (latest Home Office statistics)


Every minute of every day, 6 animals are used in research in the UK


We have awarded grants to over 250 research projects since our foundation in 1970

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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THE NEXT GENERATION OF SCIENTISTS

Part of our mission at Animal Free Research UK is to inspire and support scientists. We want to train a new generation of scientists who are excited to develop animal free techniques and create a step change in the culture of research.


PROF AMANDA ELLISON Q&A

Having completed a postdoc fellowship at Oxford University funded by Animal Free Research UK, Amanda, a neuroscientist who has been in the field for over 20 years, is now on our board of trustees to help champion human relevant science.


COVID-19 RAPID RESPONSE GRANT PROGRAMME

In May, in partnership with Kirkstall Ltd, we launched a call for proposals from scientists centered around the use of innovative organ-on-a-chip technology. Together, we are providing cutting edge organ-on-a-chip systems to researchers without charge, to target solutions to the COVID-19 pandemic.