Case studies

Animal research plays a vital role in our efforts to remain at the forefront of medicine and science.

This research contributes to groundbreaking developments in understanding and treating diseases which devastate millions of lives every year.



University of Sheffield academic receives grant award to help improve animal welfare in research

A University of Sheffield academic, Dr Tim Chico, has been awarded over £353,000 in funding to explore approaches to improve animal welfare in research.


Scientists collaborate to reduce number of animals needed for breast cancer research

More than 200 scientists have signed up to a tissue-sharing database designed to reduce the number of animals needed for biomedical research.