FRAME is delighted that more and more countries are starting processes to bring an end to cosmetics testing on animals. It has been against the law to test cosmetics or their ingredients on animals in […]
FRAME is pleased to announce the availability of three travel bursaries for participants in its next Training School in Experimental Design and Statistics. The grants have been made available by ecopa, the European consensus-platform for alternatives.
The bursaries […]
FRAME is delighted that changes in the reported statistics of laboratory animal procedures in Great Britain will enable better understanding of exactly how animals are used in bioscience research. Greater detail will allow better planning […]
There are still a few places left on the next FRAME Training School in Experimental Design and Statistical Analysis. The school will be held in Voss, Norway, in February, 2016. Closing date for applications is […]
FRAME (Fund for the Replacement of Animals in Medical Experiments) is pleased to see publication of the paper Risk of Bias in Reports of In Vivo Research: A Focus for Improvement.
It highlights an important issue […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
As part of its policy of collaboration with Government, industry and academia, FRAME regularly attends the Home Office Animal Welfare Stakeholder Meetings to share information and data.
At the latest meeting Home Office officials warned that […]
FRAME has welcomed a new EU strategy designed to promote ways of integrating data obtained through non-animal tests with computer models of the human body. The strategy aims to reduce animal testing while improving the […]
In response to requests by scientists in Portugal, FRAME has had one of its key documents translated into Portuguese. The Strategic Planning Flowchart helps researchers design experiments that use fewer animals and extract more information from […]
“Total animal replacement in human medicine is a realistic goal but it’s a difficult challenge and it’s going to be a long-term goal.”
That was one of the conclusions of a debate held by FRAME at […]
A university in the United Arab Emirates has introduced a human-based experiment as a way of replacing animal models of the effects of drugs on body organs. Medical students now dose themselves with coffee to […]
The discussion this week of the “Stop Vivisection” initiative has highlighted several extremely important issues.
Firstly, the high priority that needs to be given to replacement of animal experiments with scientifically valid alternatives.
Secondly, the limited relevance […]