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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]