Understanding Animal Research

Knowledge Source Identification
Knowledge source name Understanding Animal Research
Owner/Developer Understanding Animal Research
Country United Kingdom
Languages English
URL http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/
Contact http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/contact-us/
Description Understanding Animal Research is a Mutual Society (not-for-profit organisation) that explains why animals are used in medical and scientific research. We aim to achieve a broad understanding of the humane use of animals in medical, veterinary, scientific and environmental research in the UK. We are funded by our members who include universities, professional societies, industry and charities. The information provided by Understanding Animal Research is based on thorough research and understanding of the facts, historical and scientific.
Knowledge Source Category
Category Organization
Sub categories Non-Governmental Organization
Knowledge Dissemination and Sharing
Dissemination channel Website, E-mail, Audio / Video, Social media
Targeted audience (specified/objective analysis) Students, General public, Scientists, Policy-makers, Educators
Users access Open access
Knowledge Characterization
3Rs relevance Refinement
Purpose Animal welfare, Education and training, Documentation and information
Legislative framework Directive 2010/63/EU, Cosmetics Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009