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Training School Registration Open Now

Announcing the FRAME Training School in Experimental Design and Statistical Analysis 2017 Takes place in Saskatoon, Canada on 31 May - 2 June 2017. This interactive school offers direct access to expert tutors, practical experience in designing experiments, networking opportunities, useful learning materials, breaks, lunches and a social event, all for one inclusive, value-for-money price. [...]

February 13th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Training School Registration Open Now

ATLA 44.6 out now

The latest edition of Alternatives to Laboratory Animals (ATLA) is now available. Issue 44.6 contains the following articles and comments: Editorial Animal Experimentation: The Statistics Speak for Themselves M. Balls and R. Combes News & Views : CAAT News & Views : IIVS News & Views Articles In Vitro Assessment of Skin Irritation Potential of [...]

February 6th, 2017|News, Press|Comments Off on ATLA 44.6 out now

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 in which it can be incorporated into the secondary school curriculum. The university students have created a survey to [...]

March 16th, 2016|News, Press|Comments Off on FRAME schools project

Xenotransplantation survey

Between April 2014 and March 2015, 429 patients died waiting for an organ transplant in the UK. A further 807 patients were removed from the transplant list as deteriorating health meant that an organ donation would no longer be in the patient's best interest. The lack of donated viable organs has led researchers to try [...]

February 19th, 2016|Research|Comments Off on Xenotransplantation survey

Why FRAME is right to be concerned about dog use in biomedical research

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 grant planning permission for establishment of a dog breeding centre in East Yorkshire. We asked “why is breeding of dogs [...]

September 24th, 2015|News, Press|Comments Off on Why FRAME is right to be concerned about dog use in biomedical research

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

The FRAME Alternatives Timeline

The use of animals in experiments is well documented. Its history and evolution can be traced through to contemporary techniques. Centuries ago, the ancient Greeks and Romans first began exploratory surgery on animals to discover the inner workings of living things. However, until now there has never been a simple way to track the developments [...]

May 16th, 2014|News|Comments Off on The FRAME Alternatives Timeline