Animal Free Research UK are funding Professor Geoff Pilkington at the University of Portsmouth to develop better ways of treating patients with brain tumours. We caught up with him to discover more about the scientist behind the all-human brain tumour research.
Sheree Smith is determined to start her scientific career with a conscience. She is just one of the next generation of scientists that can begin and live their careers without using animals. This is her story.
On International Women’s Day, we hear from some incredible women helping us in different ways to free animals from laboratories for good. With their help we can replace the use of animals in research with human-relevant, non-animal methods of biomedical research.
Can continuing animal use in research, including the use of experiments on dogs, be justified ethically and scientifically? We found out at the All-Party Parliamentary Dog Advisory Welfare Group meeting.
Animal Free Research UK is pleased to see that animal welfare is slowly becoming more prominent in UK political debate, brought into the spotlight today with the release of the Labour Party’s 50-point plan on animal welfare. The inclusion of policy points regarding animals used in research is particularly encouraging.