Few deny life in the 21st Century is stressful for humans so Stress Awareness Month, which falls every April, is a welcome diary date to reconnect with ourselves and regain certainty and control – but what about animals in laboratories?
Science Director, Jarrod Bailey, has recently published two pieces of work that add to the evidence supporting what Animal Free Research UK advocates for.and is working towards.
As someone who has been dealing with mental health issues for most of my adult life, I am all too aware of the urgent need for medical progress in this field, but the hopelessly crude and outdated nature of some animal-based research into mental health disorders is not the way to go.
The world needs science, and science needs women and girls. So, join us in celebrating those who are leading innovation and inspiration in the scientific world.
Professor Geoff Pilkington has been appointed the next Chair of Animal Free Research UK. He will succeed Laura-Jane Sheridan who steps down in Spring 2023.