Personal Touches – Scientists speak from the heart

The Foundation for Biomedical Research (FBR) recently started to broadcast the following one minute video clip, entitled "Larry's Story", of why researchers do what they do, and why animal research is crucial for their work.  It is a great step to see FBR showing the human side of researchers - ordinary people trying hard to … Continue reading Personal Touches – Scientists speak from the heart

UCLA Pro-Test … in 1 minute (YouTube)!

No it's not the reduced Shakespeare company, it's the first of a handful of videos which UCLA Pro-Test is producing (with the help of FPS Productions) about the successful rally on April 22nd. Now for everyone with a YouTube account, we need your help to get this video seen by as many people as possible. … Continue reading UCLA Pro-Test … in 1 minute (YouTube)!

Pro-Research message starts to spread across YouTube

For a long time YouTube has been the home of animal rights activists showing montages of outdated experiments in an attempt to misrepresent current research. However times are changing and so I'm going to take a moment to show you a few of the videos which support research and the researchers on the web. Speaking … Continue reading Pro-Research message starts to spread across YouTube

Peta – Out with the new, In with the old!

It seems Peta is running out of news lately - so its front page has decided to bring back the story of mistreatment of animals at Oregon National Primate Research Center - a story which turned out to be completely false when the USDA investigated. Want proof? Here's the USDA report giving ONPRC a clean … Continue reading Peta – Out with the new, In with the old!

Downloads Page

Try out the new Media / Downloads page (subsection of "links"). On this page you will find: - A Basic Powerpoint Presentation that you can use to teach others the contribution of animals in research - The YouTube video explaining the role of animals in research - Graphs that help put animal research in perspective … Continue reading Downloads Page

Updating the Website

The website has been undergoing some minor updates over the last few days. We now have not one, but two web addresses. Both http://www.speakingofresearch.org and http://www.speakingofresearch.com will take you to this website. Equally all e-mail addresses should work in either the .org or .com form. Check the (new) Calendar tab to see past and future … Continue reading Updating the Website