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Tue 10 May 2016
13:15 - 16:00

Venue: 8 Mill Lane, Lecture Room 5

Provided by: Graduate School of Life Sciences


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Public Engagement and Animal Research

Tue 10 May 2016


This workshop, led by Understanding Animal Research, outlines the Concordat on Openness on Animal Research and provides advice and practical information on how best to talk about the use of animals in your research.

Target audience

GSLS PhD students and post-docs


Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Tue 10 May 2016   13:15 - 16:00 13:15 - 16:00 8 Mill Lane, Lecture Room 5 map Dr Bella Williams
  • Provide a short overview of the Concordat and the laws related to the use of animals in research.
  • Give researchers an understanding of the public’s opinion of research using animals.
  • Give researchers the confidence to talk to a scientifically interested public about their research.
  • Discuss how best to deal with difficult questions from the public, the media and campaigners.

Participative workshop; combining talks and practical group activities as preparation for face-to-face or media communication


Understanding Animal Research aims to achieve broad understanding and acceptance of the humane use of animals in biomedical research in the UK, to advance science and medicine. The information provided by Understanding Animal Research is based on thorough research and understanding of the facts, historical and scientific.


2.5 hours

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