A team from the Computer Science department at the University of Oxford have won a prestigious prize for their work towards ending animal experiments. The prize was awarded by the organisation NC3Rs, which funds research into reducing animal experiments. GlaxoSmithKline were the sponsors of the project.
A new Government report about animals in research makes for ‘disturbing’ reading, according to campaigners!
Last night we visited University of Birmingham with a Light Brigade and a clear message that the number of animals used at the facility has not gone un-noticed. We were joined by members of local animal rights groups, Wolverhampton Vegans and Birmingham Animal Action.
China is home to one of the world’s largest cosmetics markets, valued at £21.6 billion. It is also one of the few countries which still requires that all cosmetics sold there are tested on animals.