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EU member state government contribution to alternative methods

A review of spending on alternative methods across the EU made by our coalition the ECEAE in 2013.

An Analysis of the Use of Dogs in Predicting Human Toxicology and Drug Safety

Re-analysis of past research using dogs casts serious doubt on their validity as a test model for human drug development

Frivolous experiments

Over 12 million animals are used in European laboratories every year in experiments that can cause pain, distress and lasting harm. The BUAV and ECEAE challenges claims that all these animal experiments are only carried out under strict regulations and for vital medical research.

A scientific review of non-animal test for cosmetics

A definitive review by the BUAV  on non-animal tests for cosmetics.

A critique of the EC’s export reports on the status of alternatives for cosmetics testing to meet 2013 deadline

A critique of the EC’s export reports on the status of alternatives for cosmetics testing to meet 2013 deadline.

The use of non-human primates in research in the UK

A BUAV report which reviews primate experiments in the UK.

An assessment of the use of chimpanzees in hepatitis C research

Part 1.

An assessment of the use of chimpanzees in hepatitis C research

Part 2.

Reporting the implementation of the 3Rs in European primate and mouse research papers

Reporting the implementation of the 3Rs in European primate and mouse research papers.

It’s all necessary medical animal testing isn’t it?

Frivolous briefing.

What is wrong with animal experiments?

A guide for students.

An examination of chimpanzee use in cancer research

An examination of chimpanzee use in cancer research.

The SCHER report on non-human primates research

Biased and deeply flawed.

Estimates for worldwide animal use in 2005

Estimates for worldwide animal use in 2005.

Recreational drugs

BUAV report reveals taxpayers' fund cocaine, ecstasy and cannabis tests on animals.

Ending primate experiments

A report detailing comprehensive rebuttals to the most common claims of those who oppose an end to primate research.

Next of kin primate report

The definitive report on how primates are used in European laboratories and why this has to end.

HIV Research

New BUAV report shows how 25 years of experimenting on primates has failed to stop AIDS– and how we must now shift to proven alternative research methods.