About Anne Jeffery

Anne Jeffery is FRAME's Communications Manager.

Supplementary data for Chen et al. paper in ATLA 43, issue 4

The attached data is designed to be used in conjunction with a paper in ATLA, FRAME’s peer-reviewed journal.

It is associated with  Summary and Analysis of the Currently Existing Literature Data on Metal-based Nanoparticles Published for Selected Aquatic Organisms: Applicability for Toxicity Prediction by (Q)SARs  by Guangchao Chen, Martina G. Vijver and Willie J.G.M. Peijnenburg.
This review establishes an inventory […]

October 1st, 2015|Background|Comments Off

Prestigious prize win

PhD student Rehma Chandaria has won a prestigious writing competition while working with FRAME.  The competition was run by leading scientific research publishing group Nature. Students and early career academics were asked to write a 600 word article on one of six questions about data sharing. The five winners will have their articles published by Nature and be given […]

September 28th, 2015|News|Comments Off

Why FRAME is right to be concerned about dog use in biomedical research

Recently FRAME and the Kennel Club co-authored an open letter to The Rt Hon Greg Clark, MP, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, in which we expressed our disappointment at the decision to grant planning permission for establishment of a dog breeding centre in East Yorkshire. We asked “why is breeding of dogs […]

September 24th, 2015|News, Press|Comments Off

FRAME Training School 2016 announced

Details of the next FRAME Training School in experimental design and statistical analysis have been released.  It will be held in Voss, Norway from 1-3 February, 2016.

When scientists carry out experiments it is vitally important they are well designed,otherwise they may waste resources or give the wrong answers. This is especially serious if animals are used. […]

September 15th, 2015|News, Press|Comments Off

2015 – Turkey bans cosmetics tests on animals

Turkey joined the growing group of countries who banned cosmetics testing on animals.  As well as the Europe-wide ban, animal testing is also banned in Israel, Norway and India.

The country’s Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Administration added an additional article to its new regulation regarding the cosmetics industry banning animal testing for cosmetic products. The rules […]

September 14th, 2015|Timeline|Comments Off

FRAME response to call for tighter animal research reporting rules in the US

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is looking at potential changes to the statistics reporting requirements for American laboratories, following a petition by the country’s National Anti-Vivisection Society (NAVS). FRAME has been asked to provide information to support a response to the proposals by the Philadelphia-based Alternatives Research and Development Foundation (ARDF).

The current requirements are […]

August 25th, 2015|News, Press|Comments Off

FRAME and the Kennel Club ask for a U-turn on beagle breeding centre

FRAME and the Kennel Club have sent an open letter to Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government The Rt Hon Greg Clark, MP calling on him and the Government to reverse their decision to grant planning permission for a laboratory beagle breeding centre in East Yorkshire.

East Riding of Yorkshire Council rejected the planning […]

August 10th, 2015|News, Press|Comments Off

70% of rabies experts believe vaccine tests rely too much on animal models

A literary review has revealed that a majority of rabies experts believe vaccine tests rely too heavily on animal tests. In spite of availability of alternatives and regulatory requirements, their use in industry lags behind. The review looked at factors that influence the disparity.
See more at Faunalytics

August 6th, 2015|Newsfeed|Comments Off

Ultrafast West US network plan

August 4, 2015 A group of US West Coast university labs are to be linked into a new network called the Pacific Research Platform to make data sharing faster and more efficient. Read more at the New York Times.

August 4th, 2015|Newsfeed|Comments Off

Leicester scientists to unlock the secrets of the biological clock

27 July 2015  Scientists in Leicester are tackling two of the most critical questions to ageing – why do some people stay healthy in older age while others succumb to chronic disease, and what can we do about it? Read more at UK Biobank

July 27th, 2015|Newsfeed|Comments Off