COVID-19 – A message for Grant Holders

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There were 3.5 million experiments on animals in the UK in 2018 (latest Home Office statistics)


Every minute of every day, 7 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.

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3.4% decrease in animal experiments is wasted opportunity as COVID-19 forces change to medical testing regime

Animal Free Research UK has today condemned yet another wasted opportunity to make real progress with a decrease of just 3.4% in experiments on animals in GB laboratories in 2019, announced by the Home Office this morning.


A call to accelerate human-focussed medical research

We are calling for a change of mindset and a clear timetable for regulatory change to enable accelerated development of medicines which are likely to be safer, more effective and cheaper, without the use of animals.


COVID-19 Open Letter

Animal Free Research UK is one of almost 100 leading experts this week calling for advanced animal free research methods to be prioritised to accelerate the discovery of effective vaccines and treatments for COVID-19.


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