For Animal Free Research UK

Celebrating 50 years of working together for kinder, better science

At Animal Free Research UK, we have a 50-year history of uniting animal-loving communities and scientists to create a world where we will be able to cure diseases faster, without animals suffering.

You can take action for animals, by uniting with us now!

Over the last 50 years we’ve made some huge progress in science to benefit animals and people. Watch here to see some of our key achievements and learn more about our plans to create a world of animal free research:

Unite with us for kinder, better science

Act now for animals

Without support today, all our amazing work is at risk of being lost. Find out how you can donate now and support our vital projects.


Protect the future

At Animal Free Research UK, we’re in this for the long run. Find out more about how you can leave a gift in your will to help make the future free from animal research.


Join in with our activities

Get involved with our projects, campaigns and birthday celebrations. Please provide your details:

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Like us? Follow us.

Part of our mission is to train a new generation of scientists who are excited to develop animal free techniques & create a step change in the culture of research.

Here we caught up with one of our next generation of scientists, @Merlin_Davies -

In partnership with @EstKirkstall, we are providing cutting edge organ-on-a-chip systems to researchers completely free of charge, to target solutions to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Read more about these fantastic projects here -


Don't forget to join us today at 1pm live on our Facebook page where we will be ‘In Conversation With…’ Professor Amanda Ellison.

We look forward to seeing you there!

#InConversationWith #KinderScience

Prof Amanda Ellison, a neuroscientist in the field for over 20 years, is now on our board of trustees to help champion human relevant science.

We caught up with Amanda to discuss her work in animal free research & her book. Read here –


We’re all united for animal free research

Show your support for animal free research by uploading pictures of you with your animal friends to help spread the word. (Remember to use the hashtag #50YearsAnimalFree)

Any questions? Ask a scientist!

We’ll answer your questions when we go live on social media with our renowned scientists and researchers!

Anniversary questions