How we approach research involving animals, including regulations we follow, our ethical review process and the animal species we use in our research.
How and why we use animals in some of our research and teaching, and how we make sure we keep to the highest ethical standards.
Our code for research and experimentation involving the use of animals.
How we conduct the ethical review of the use of animals, their tissue or blood in research and teaching.
Frequently asked questions about our animal research activities and the impact on animals.
See more details of the type and scale of our animal research.
What you need to do if you are planning to carry out research involving animals.
If your research or teaching involves animals that are not licensed by the Home Office, you must complete and submit this form.
We've developed a minimally invasive method of blood sampling, which allows multiple samples to be taken from the same animal with as little stress as possible.
How zebrafish have been used in our research to better understand a human disease gene associated with skin and pigment diseases.
Mouse blood pressure measurements aid our understanding of how early-life environment and genetics are translated into later life health.
More about why models based on mouse genetics are useful to better understand early embryonic development in humans.