Latest edition of FRAME News now available

FRAME News issue 76 is out now.

Learn about our recent activities including, responding to a Home Office consultation and improving training in experimental design.

Meet our latest interns and read about their interesting projects, as well […]

FRAME summer studentships

Undergraduate students from the University of Nottingham have been spending eight weeks in the FRAME Alternative Laboratory (FAL) to carry out a variety of projects and gain important laboratory experience.

Dr Andy Bennett, Director of the […]

FRAME response to animal-friendly antibody production paper

FRAME (Fund for the Replacement of Animals in Medical Experiments) is pleased to see publication of the paper Animal-friendly affinity reagents: Replacing the needless in the haystack.

The opinion paper highlights the somewhat hidden cost to […]

FRAME response to Home Office statistics on laboratory animal use 2015

“FRAME is extremely disappointed that the latest Home Office statistics on animal use in science show an increase in animal experimentation. We are deeply concerned that the use of genetically altered animals continues to increase, […]

Latest issue of ATLA now available

The new issue (44.2) of FRAME’s scientific journal ATLA is out now.

The contents include:

EDITORIAL: Concerns that animal testing continues without scientific justification
M. Balls.

ARTICLES:
Stakeholders views on the creation and use of genetically-engineered animals in research
E.H. Ormandy.

Evaluation […]

FRAME schools project

FRAME is seeking secondary school pupils’ views

Undergraduate students from Nottingham Trent University are working on behalf of FRAME with the aim of promoting engagement with the issues affecting animal experimentation and alternatives, and exploring ways […]

Human-based cancer research

A team of scientists from the UK and USA have announced a potential new treatment for cancer, based on the body’s own immune reaction to tumour cells. FRAME has welcomed the news because the research […]

Wild-caught monkeys: Australian campaign

A proposal to ban the import of monkeys into Australia is being opposed by scientific associations from across the globe.

The plan was put forward by a member of the Australian Greens Party as an extension […]

Cosmetics testing and the FRAME logo

Many people still seem unsure about the current situation regarding cosmetics testing in the UK. FRAME has received several inquiries from people who were given gifts at Christmas that had our logo on the packaging, […]

Using non‐animal methods to avoid human adverse drug reactions

FRAME Scientific Director Dr Gerry Kenna gave a lecture at the Dr Hadwen Trust Animal Replacement Science Conference.  His topic was Using non‐animal methods to predict and avoid human adverse drug reactions.

Download the slides by clicking […]

ATLA publishes celebration of initiatives to end animal testing

The work of scientists and campaigners from around the world to end animal testing is being celebrated in a special issue of FRAME’s peer-reviewed journal ATLA (Alternatives to Laboratory Animals) Journal.

Produced each year in collaboration […]

Cosmetics testing: the animal ban spreads

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 […]

Travel bursary for FRAME Training School

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 […]

Home Office statistics on laboratory animal use

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 […]