Two recent events have inspired a slew of bad reporting in the UK about animal research. The first was a vote in Parliament rejecting a call to describe animals as sentient into British law. The second was the publication of the Northern Irish statistics. On 15th November, Parliament voted down an amendment to the European … Continue reading Lack of sense about sentience and statistics
Speaking of Research try to keep on top of the latest statistics coming from governments around the world. This post will look at the 2016 statistical releases in Estonia, Northern Ireland and Spain. Estonia Northern Ireland Spain Estonia According to figures released by the Ministry of Rural Affairs, Estonia conducted 3,726 procedures on animals in 2016, a … Continue reading Spain, Estonia and Northern Ireland release 2016 animal statistics
The ten British universities which conduct the most animal research have come together to proactively publicise their exact figures to the public and media. The press release by the ten institutions was coordinated by Understanding Animal Research. It is the second time that universities have come together to publicise their numbers. Of the 46 universities … Continue reading Openness by the numbers: Ten universities conduct one third of all UK animal research
Speaking of Research try to keep on top of the latest statistics coming from governments around the world. Ireland's 2016 statistics were recently released by the Health Products Regulatory Authority of Ireland (HPRA). Ireland carried out 226,934 procedures on animals in 2016, 1% less than in 2015. A procedure is defined as “any use of an animal for scientific or … Continue reading Ireland produces 2016 statistics on animal research
Speaking of Research try to keep on top of the latest statistics coming from governments around the world. This post will look at the 2016 statistical releases in Poland and Finland. Finland Poland Finland Finland reported that 105,615 procedures were conducted on animals in 2016, a 9% rise from 2015. According to statistics provided by Finnish authorities … Continue reading How many animals were used in Poland and Finland in 2016?
The Canadian Council on Animal Care is the national peer-review organization responsible for setting, maintaining, and overseeing the implementation of high standards for animal ethics and care in science throughout Canada. Yesterday it released the 2016 statistics describing the numbers and species of animals utilized in science. It shows that 4,308,921 animals were used in … Continue reading Canada sees rise in animal research numbers in 2016
Speaking of Research try to keep on top of the latest statistics coming from governments around the world. This post will look at three countries which have recently published their 2016 statistics. All three are regulated by EU Directive 2010/63 which requires countries to produce national statistics on their animal use. Austria Hungary Slovenia Austria Austria reported 236,459 procedures on … Continue reading Animal Research Statistics in Austria, Hungary and Slovenia