World Week to Speak Up About Animal Research

Each April a group of people committed to ending all use of animals for any purpose, including medical and scientific research, orchestrate events for a week they designate World Week for Animals in Laboratories (WWAIL). Among the primary objectives of WWAIL is to generate media coverage via picketing and protests. The event often culminates in … Continue reading World Week to Speak Up About Animal Research

“What Drives ‘animal researchers’ Like Me?”

As World Week for Animals in Laboratories (a week of animal rights misinformation) comes to a close, we have a guest post from Nancy Haigwood, director at Oregon National Primate Research Center (ONPRC). This piece reflects well the frustration felt by many scientists about animal rights activists misrepresent the noble cause of scientists who work … Continue reading “What Drives ‘animal researchers’ Like Me?”

Speaking (of Research) to the West Coast – University Tour!

During World Week for Animal In Labs (19th - 27th April), I will be travelling to Washington, Oregon and California to give talks to university students about the importance of animal research, and why students must stand up to defend it. I still have one or two days free (and I am prepared to give … Continue reading Speaking (of Research) to the West Coast – University Tour!