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Nearly 4 million animals were used in research in the UK in 2017 (latest Home Office statistics)


Every minute of every day, 7 animals are used in research in the UK


We have awarded grants to over 200 research projects since our foundation in 1970




With your help, we can free animals from laboratories for good.

Our work is funded entirely by your generous support. Your donation helps to fund some of the most advanced and successful human-related techniques in many areas of medical research including cancer, Alzheimer’s, asthma, heart and liver disease.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

SKYDIVE FOR ANIMAL FREE RESEARCH

Do something amazing for animals and skydive from 10,000 feet to support our ground-breaking animal free research!

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The Big Half 2019

We have limited places available in The Vitality Big Half 2019. Raise funds and help to save animals from being used in medical research by securing your place today!

LATEST NEWS

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.


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