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Talking about harms

The Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 (ASPA) is a piece of enabling legislation that allows researchers to carry out scientific experiments and tests using animals that may cause them pain, suffering, distress or lasting harm, which would otherwise be a breach of the Animal Welfare Act …

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CONCORDAT ON OPENNESS NEWS (OCTOBER 2018)

New signatories This year we have welcomed the MHRA, Swansea University, University of Brighton, PTEN Research, and University of Hertfordshire as Concordat signatories, bringing the total number to 121. Manchester’s virtual lab tour This year the University of Manchester created a virtual tour of its animal unit. With eleven rooms and sixteen videos, …

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Welcome to the Concordat on Openness

Understanding Animal Research has created a brand new website dedicated to the Concordat on Openness. You will find information about how the Concordat was developed, which organisations have signed and links to their animal research position statement, downloadable annual reports, Concordat news and FAQs, the Openness Awards, and …

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