Research Involving Animals – Division of Biomedical Services

Animals in research resources

There is a wealth of information regarding the use of animals in research. We have collated a list of resources which may be of use to those wanting further information on practices with using animals in research and experiments. 


Understanding Animal Research (UAR)

Understanding Animal Research provides information and educational materials based on research and an understanding of the historical and scientific facts.

Institute of Animal Technology

Institute of Animal Technology is a professional body in the field of Animal Technology.


National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement and Reduction of Animals in Research (NC3Rs) is a UK-based scientific organisation dedicated to replacing, refining and reducing the use of animals in research and testing (the 3Rs).

Universities Federation for Animal Welfare

Universities Federation for Animal Welfare is an independent registered charity that works with the animal welfare science community worldwide to develop and promote improvements in the welfare of animals through scientific and educational activity.

Laboratory Animal Science Association

Laboratory Animal Science Association seeks to ensure the provision and best use of the most appropriate animal models – including derived materials such as organs, tissues and cellular components – for medical, veterinary and other scientific purposes.


AnimalResearch is the global resource for scientific evidence in animal research.


InterNICHE is the International Network for Humane Education.

Procedures with Care

Procedures with Care provides a series of resources to support the adoption of best practice for commonly used procedures in animal research.


Transnetyx is an automated Genotyping service.

Articles and features

Nature News feature

How quality control could save your science.

Nature Scientific Report

Reducing the stress of drug administration.


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