Animal Research at Nottingham

Additional Resources

If you would like to find out more about research involving animals the following websites may be of interest to you.

The Home Office - Research and Testing Using Animals

This is the official Home Office site providing information on the legislation surrounding research involving animals.

National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement and Reduction of Animals in Research

This is an independant scientific organisation that works in partnership with bioscience research funders, academia, industry, regulators and animal welfare organisations to advance the principles of replacement, refinement and reduction.

Understanding Animal Research

Understanding Animal Research aims to achieve broad understanding and acceptance of the humane use of animals in biomedical research in the UK, to advance science and medicine.

FRAME - Fund for the Replacement of Animals in Medical Experiments

FRAME's ultimate aim is the elimination of the need to use laboratory animals through the development, validation and acceptance of replacement alternative methods but recognises that the immediate abolition of all laboratory animal use is not possible as essential medical research must continue, so that effective treatments for diseases that lessen the length and quality of human and animal life can be found.

The Institute of Animal Technology

This is a  professional body for animal technicians. It aims to advance knowledge and promote excellence in the care and welfare of animals in science.

Laboratory Animal Science Association

This is a professional body that has been set up to advance scientific knowledge and understanding of the use, care and welfare of laboratory animals and promote refinement, reduction and replacement.

RSPCA - Research Animal Science

This is a branch of the RSPCA working with those involved in the regulation, care and use of animals in scientific experiments.

Universities Federation for Animal Welfare

UFAW is an internationally recognised independent, scientific and educational animal welfare charity concerned with improving knowledge and understanding of animals' needs in order to promote high standards of welfare.


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