COVID-19 – A message for Grant Holders

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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 3.5 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.

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

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Accelerating the Growth of Human Relevant Life Sciences in the UK

The Alliance for Human Relevant Science, of which Animal Free Research UK is a founding member, has today called for a fresh approach to biomedical research and drug discovery.


Changing the debate on animal research

Animal research has long been a controversial issue: the debate is emotive and highly divisive, yet it has done little to capture the public imagination in the way that other social justice movements, such as Climate Change and #MeToo, have managed to achieve.


Q&A with Hayley McMillan, chronic pain researcher

PhD student Hayley is part of the research team at Queen’s University Belfast looking at chronic pain using a model made from dental pulp.


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