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Anne Jeffery is FRAME's Communications Manager.

EU debate on animal experiments

The European Parliament has discussed the future of animal experiments, in response to a 1.2 million signature petition calling for existing laws to be scrapped. A recommendation will now be passed to the European Commission to debate the topic more fully. The petition was organised by the Italian-based Stop Vivisection citizens’ initiative. It pointed out [...]

May 13th, 2015|Press|Comments Off on EU debate on animal experiments

First FRAME debate is a huge success

The first FRAME debate was a huge success. It brought together experts from across the fields of industry,  academia, politics, animal welfare and science promotion to discuss the proposition: Total animal replacement in human medicine is a realistic goal. The speakers were: Dr Brian Burlinson, VP Safety Assessment and Principal Scientist at Huntingdon Life Sciences; [...]

April 24th, 2015|Press|Comments Off on First FRAME debate is a huge success

First FRAME debate

FRAME is holding its first ever debate tomorrow (April 23) in London, on what can be done to bring an end to animal experiments more quickly. Experts from across the fields of industry, academia, politics, animal welfare and science promotion will get together to discuss the current status of alternatives to animal testing. The debate [...]

April 22nd, 2015|Press|Comments Off on First FRAME debate

What will drive the end of animal testing?

In spite of campaigns by many bodies and individuals for an end to animal experimentation the numbers used in procedures in UK laboratories continue to rise. If a change is to happen there must be a driver behind it. Here we discuss some of the forces involved in the question of implementing Replacement. We would [...]

April 1st, 2015|News|Comments Off on What will drive the end of animal testing?

FRAME funding

Your information is safe with us. We will never share personal details of any of our supporters and never buy lists of names from other charities. FRAME receives no direct grants from central or local government and relies almost entirely on donations and legacies from individuals, trusts and companies who believe in what we do. We receive [...]

March 31st, 2015|Rightbox|Comments Off on FRAME funding

Home Office Three Rs progress report

The Home Office has issued a progress report on what it is doing to reduce the use of animals in scientific research. The department set out plans in a document last February, which included three strategic priorities. They were: advance the use of the ThreeRs within the UK; use international leadership to influence the uptake [...]

March 26th, 2015|Press, Rightbox|Comments Off on Home Office Three Rs progress report

Animal-free challenge for young researchers

Young scientists who wish to go into a career without ever being expected to use animals need to be determined, resourceful and tenacious. That is the conclusion of new research published in FRAME’s  online discussion board PiLAS. It is based on a survey into attitudes faced by young scientists, carried out as part of the [...]

March 24th, 2015|News|Comments Off on Animal-free challenge for young researchers

New ban on animal tests for household products

The Home Office is to introduce a ban on testing household products on animals with effect from October. The move follows a detailed consultation about the impact such a ban would have on industry and the economy. The ban will apply to products bought by the public for use at home and in the garden, [...]

March 12th, 2015|Press, Rightbox|Comments Off on New ban on animal tests for household products

Education outreach – Cardiff

As part of its education outreach, FRAME takes part each year in a lecture session at the University of Cardiff. Students from the undergraduate biomedical class hear from various bodies concerned with animal use and welfare and are able to discuss the topic afterwards. This year FRAME Scientific Officer Kevin Coll gave a presentation on [...]

March 9th, 2015|News|Comments Off on Education outreach – Cardiff

FRAME response to ‘head transplant’ proposal

Researchers have announced that it might be possible to transplant a human head onto a donor body within two years – but FRAME is concerned about the ethical and scientific questions surrounding the project. FRAME Scientific Director Dr Gerry Kenna said: “At first glance, the proposal to transplant a human head to a different body [...]

February 27th, 2015|PositionStatement, Press, Rightbox|Comments Off on FRAME response to ‘head transplant’ proposal