What about sewing the heads of monkeys onto other monkeys?
Accepting nobody can pick the winners, is this work justified?
Launching during National Science Week (15-24 March), Open Labs is the start of a three-year programme during which hundreds of school children will tour research facilities, meet scientists and veterinarians, and see the animals at the centre of the research.
The Big Animal Research Debate: Day 4
The Big Animal Research Debate, an event organised by UAR and IDEA UK, starts today with five debates taking place at Hull University, King’s College London
UAR at The Big Bang Fair 2013
The UAR Education Team had a fantastic time at The Big Bang Fair at ExCel in London which ran from the 14th -17th March this year.
New essay writing resources from UAR
Just today we received two enquiries from school students for help in writing their assignments.
Big Biology Give-Away
On Monday 19th September, 17 organisations and 50 science teachers from schools around London gathered here at Charles Darwin House to share and discuss biology resources at the Big Biology Give-Away.
The Big Biology Giveaway
Understanding Animal Research will be joining the Society of Biology, The Biochemical Society, The British Pharmacological Society and many others to present the very first Big Biology Giveaway at Charles Darwin House on Monday 17 September.
Volunteer to be a school speaker
The holidays are upon us but schools are already girding themselves ready for a new term in September.
Schools poster - competition winner announced
At the beginning of May the Education Team sent out a brand new poster on the medicine development process to all secondary schools and FE colleges in the UK.
NEW! Classroom poster
This month Understanding Animal Research will post out around 4,000 A1 posters to every secondary school and FE college in the country.
Rats jump aboard
On the principal that you can’t really understand something until you have tried it yourself, the UAR education team has been encouraging young people up and down the country...
I'm a scientist: get me in there!
For two weeks this June I took part in the 'I'm a scientist...get me out of here 2011' competition at the Wellcome Trust.
SchoolZone Goes Live
The UAR SchoolZone is a brand new part of our site dedicated to school age students and their teachers.
Do-it-yourself animal research
It is often said that the only way to really learn anything is to do it yourself.
Jamie’s Dream School – animal madness?
In his science lessons for Jamie’s Dream School on Channel 4, Lord Winston showed the dramatic (in more ways than one!) impact that using animals can have in science lessons.
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