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• Ten universities account for one third of all animal research in the UK • Largest animal users are all among the top universities in the world • All ten universities have signed up to Concordat on Openness on Animals Research in the UK

Understanding Animal Research, an organisation promoting greater openness about animal research, has today released a list of the ten universities in the UK that conduct the highest number of animal procedures – those used in medical, veterinary and scientific research. These statistics are freely available on the universities’ websites as part of their ongoing commitment to transparency and openness.

The figures show that the ten institutions collectively conducted over one third of all UK animal research in 2017.* All ten universities appear in the QS 2018 World University Ranking Top 200 and seven appear in the Top 50.**

Read more (University of Oxford website)

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