Students back animal research

A few weeks ago we mentioned the Big Animal Research Debate, a joint initiative by the International Debate Education Association (IDEA) UK, and Understanding Animal Research (UAR) to organise a series of debates on animal research in the UK, US and Ireland, many streamed live on the internet. These universities included 7 of the UK's … Continue reading Students back animal research

Speaking of Research debate at Imperial College London

As part of the Big Animal Research Debate taking place across the UK (and beyond). Speaking of Research founder, Tom Holder, will be debating Alistair Currie (formerly employed by both BUAV and PETA). The debate will be at Imperial College London, one of the world's top universities at 7pm (UTC+1). The event will be streamed … Continue reading Speaking of Research debate at Imperial College London

The Big Animal Research Debate: Supporting an Informed Decision

Not everyone agrees with animal research. Many people have an ethical or scientific position against it (though we would question the latter), and although they have the right to disagree we believe they should do so on an informed basis. That is one of the great merits of debating – it allows (if implemented properly) … Continue reading The Big Animal Research Debate: Supporting an Informed Decision