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The day after the UCLA Pro-Test rally I headed to Ystad in Sweden to give a presentation to a conference held by the Scandanavian Society for Lab Animal Science (Scand-LAS). Exhibitors of new and innovative lab animal equipment showed off the latest developments in reduction, replacement and refinement. For example, one firm offered an automatic … Continue reading SR at the Scand-LAS Conference
Well we've covered video coverage and print coverage of the Pro-Test rally, now onto the blogs. Before we get too deep into the UCLA Pro-Test coverage, many of the blogs, including the highly-read Pharyngula blog, have talked about the poll attached to the LA Times article. The poll has (somewhat suspiciously for both sides) attracted … Continue reading UCLA Pro-Test – Post-rally Blog Coverage
Well we covered the video footage from major television networks, now onto the print media (and web coverage). Just in case you have been living in a box and want happened you can read our comprehensive report here. Also make sure you sign The Pro-Test Petition. Go on, do it now, then come back and … Continue reading UCLA Pro-Test – Post-rally Print Coverage
After the hugely successful UCLA Pro-Test rally (full report) it is time to turn towards the media coverage of the event: Video: Fox News covered the event with a news story and video (embedded below - or linked). They compared the motives of the Pro-Testers and the animal rights activists and included a number of … Continue reading UCLA Pro-Test – Post-rally Video Coverage
Scientists and Researchers march through the streets of UCLA in support of science and lifesaving medical research
Today's the day! With 70F weather expected there's no excuse not to march for science, reason and medical progress at the UCLA Pro-Test Rally. Listen to speeches from JohnYoung (AMP Chairman), Scott Waugh (Executive Vice Chancellor of UCLA), Tom Holder (founder of Speaking of Research) and David Jentsch (UCLA Pro-Test founder) among others. Come to … Continue reading Last Call – Join the UCLA Pro-Test rally
At a banner making session today (Monday) I decided to ask a few people why they were planning on attending Wednesday's rally. Here are a handful of responses I got: My dad survived leukaemia, my mum survived ovarian cancer, all thanks to chemotherapy - which was developed in animals. Everyone knows at least one person … Continue reading Why are we marching?