News

Keep up-to-date with the latest activities of UFAW including announcements about UFAW Awards open for application and the latest book releases.


NC3Rs award for UFAW-funded Research into Lab Mouse Housing

21 March 2018

The National Centre for Replacement, Refinement and Reduction (NC3Rs) of animals in research recently awarded Dr Georgia Mason, Dr Michael Walker and colleagues from the University of Guelph, Canada, a highly commended award in their annual prize for their UFAW-funded work on mixed-strain housing for female mice to promote both refinement and the reduction of animals used in research. 


Animal Welfare Journal

10 November 2017

Are consumers wilfully ignorant about animal welfare?  What are stakeholders’ perspectives of elephant welfare?  What effect does stress in the mother have for the progeny of sheep? The answers to these and other welfare questions can be found in the latest issue of the Journal Animal Welfare



UFAW’s LINK Scheme continues to grow

29 September 2017

Over the last twelve months, UFAW has continued to grow its outreach programme of University LINKS, which now number close to 100.


Annual Report highlights range of projects supported

26 September 2017


10th World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences

26 September 2017

UFAW’s Senior Scientific Programme Manager Dr Huw Golledge recently travelled to Seattle to attend the 10th World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences.


UFAW marks Remember a Charity Week

14 September 2017

Every year, more and more people like to leave a gift to charity in their Will.  Most of our funds come from the generosity of our members and supporters; but it’s a little known fact that gifts in Wills are actually our most vital source of income.  Charitable legacies are the foundation for causes like ours and are vital in continuing our work to improve animal welfare.  Even a small amount can make a big difference.



UFAW’S Symposium well received

17 August 2017

UFAW’S international symposium was held at Royal Holloway from 27th to 29th June and welcomed over 240 delegates from 26 countries.  Attending were leading scientists, veterinary surgeons, policy makers and others interested in animals and their welfare. 


UFAW Gifts

26 July 2017

The updated range of UFAW gifts and cards has proved extremely popular with bags, brollies, pens and pads selling like the proverbial hot cakes.