The Speaking of Research website aims is one of the biggest and most accurate resources for information about animal research worldwide. In our mission to provide as much information as possible, we have recently added a page on the European Union's regulation of animal experiments. While regulations across the 28-EU countries are created and implemented … Continue reading EU Regulations on animal research explained
On Saturday 30th November around 400 researchers, scientists and students met at the Mario Negri Research Institute in Milan, Italy, to take part in the “Io Sto Con La Ricerca” (I’m With Research) Convention, organized by Silvio Garattini, Director of the Institute. This Convention aimed to emphasize the importance of biomedical research to human health … Continue reading Italian science rallies for animal research at the Mario Negri Institute.
Tomorrow scientists from all over Italy will travel to Rome to join Pro-Test Italia in a rally to save medical research in Italy. At the rally, which will be held in Rome's via Colonna Antonina (Montecitorio), from 15.30 until 18.30, speakers from several of Italy's leading research organizations will join politicians from all major parties and members of … Continue reading As Italy prepares to rally for science, science rallies for Italy!
This post is based on a recent post by Pro-Test Italia that can be found here. On July 3, 2013, Pro-Test Italia was welcomed by Senators from several political parties to discuss the animal welfare and research implications of the new Italian law transposing the new EU Directive 2010/63/EU. Pro-Test Italia members had the opportunity … Continue reading Senators welcome Pro-Test Italia
As the science correspondent of a top UK newspaper said to me earlier this year “Call me cynical, but there are very few things that kill a story quite like having “EU Directive” in the title.” He was referring of course to the snappily-titled “Directive 2010/63/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of … Continue reading New UK Animal Research Law is a Victory for Animals and Scientists
Italy is not a happy place to be a scientist these days, in recent months we have witnessed the unjust conviction of six Italian seismologists who were made scapegoats for the failures of government officials, budget cuts that threaten Italian participation in groundbreaking physics research programs, and botched efforts to reform the administration of state … Continue reading Introducing Pro-Test Italia!
Individual European governments are currently working out how to translate a new EU Directive on Animal Research into their own national laws. It would seem a good time for governments to be talking about the benefits of well-funded, humane research using animals. Wait a minute .... the British Parliament are. To ask Her Majesty's Government … Continue reading Good Lord! They’re Defending Animal Research