FRAME Chairman steps down
The Trustees of FRAME have accepted the resignation as Chairman of Professor Michael Balls, who has decided to step down for personal reasons.
New Zealanders want curb on animal tests
A poll in New Zealand has shown overwhelming support for restrictions on animal testing as part of new drug regulations.
Dutch Motion on Systematic Reviews
The Dutch government is to discuss the introduction of systematic reviews as standard in laboratory animal science.
Research grants offered
An American foundation is offering grants for research projects into alternatives to animal experiments.
EU ban on animal-tested cosmetics goes into force today
From today (March 11) it is no longer legal to sell cosmetics in Europe if they or their ingredients have been tested on animals.
FRAME chapter in implant dentistry text book
FRAME scientists have contributed to a new text book on implant dentistry research.
Home Office issues guides to ASPA changes
Amendments to the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 came into force on January 1 and the Home Office has issued a ’quick start’ guide to the changes.
FAL Director to speak at international conference
The Director of the FRAME Alternatives Laboratory Dr Andrew Bennett will be among the speakers at an international alternatives conference in Portugal.
FRAME assists with testing protocols
Following changes in the official guidelines, FRAME Trustee Dr Richard Clothier is helping to update in vitro protocols.