Speaking out for Speaking of Research

Below is a report of a talk given by Dr. Arnold L. Goldman, a private practise vet who offered to give a talk about animal research at a school on behalf of Speaking of Research. SR regularly receives requests by students and teachers to talk to scientists, and we rely on the efforts of scientists … Continue reading Speaking out for Speaking of Research

Holder Speaks on Eve of Rally

Tom Holder, SR founder, gave two talks in the run up the UCLA. The first was a small talk to members of the UCLA community on April 6th. The talk went well with questions being asked on how researchers could most effectively advocate for research, and overcome institutional inertia that can hinder outreach efforts. On … Continue reading Holder Speaks on Eve of Rally

Added Download Ability to Videos

We've added a download button for all our videos (except YouTube ones). These can make a perfect addition to a presentation (Learn how to add video to PowerPoint), or can be used on their own to show colleagues. Check out the Media/Downloads section to see most of the videos. Cheers Tom p.s. I added a … Continue reading Added Download Ability to Videos

SR at the Scand-LAS Conference

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

Delaware-Pennsylvania-California-New-Jersey …. MAINE!

The SR tour continues, and I apologise for not giving advance warning on the two previous talks (report below). Tom Holder will be speaking about animal extremism and medical research at Jackson Laboratories in Maine. 9am-11am, Monday, November 3rd, Jackson Laboratories, Maine. California Earlier this week I was in Sacramento and San Francisco in California. … Continue reading Delaware-Pennsylvania-California-New-Jersey …. MAINE!

SR University Tour – 20th Oct – 4th Nov – Get Involved

Tom Holder of Speaking of Research (SR), will give presentations, participate in debates and/or meet with student groups over the course of the Monday 20th October to the Tuesday 4th November 2008. The first week (20th-25th) is likely to be spent in or around the state of California, where the issue of animal research remains … Continue reading SR University Tour – 20th Oct – 4th Nov – Get Involved

Friday 8th August – SR at CNPRC / UC Davis

This Friday (8th August) Speaking of Research will be involved in two events. Firstly, at 12:00 noon, at the California National Primate Research Center (CNPRC) Seminar Hall (part of UC Davis), Tom Holder will be speaking to students, researchers, and any members of the public wishing to come along (please RSVP to reception@ucdavis.edu). Some more … Continue reading Friday 8th August – SR at CNPRC / UC Davis

SR in Pittsburgh

A diverse audience of approximately fifty researchers, animal care technicians and medical students, both undergraduates and postgraduates, attended the Speaking of Research presentation at Pittsburgh University. From "Science for the Non-scientist, a lesson in getting your message across" (summarized in our YouTube video), to "Pro-Test: the UK experience of the animal rights issue", and finally … Continue reading SR in Pittsburgh