A culture of care in animal research from a psychological perspective
Dr J J Maltby, Dr C Gibson
Applications accepted all year round
Use of animals in research has contributed to advancing basic science and the development of treatment for human diseases. UK animal research, legally regulated via Animals Scientific Procedures Acts (ASPA) , requires animal units to demonstrate a Culture of Care which ensures the humane care of laboratory animals.
(BBSRC DTP) A new animal test of emotional cognition
Dr J Gigg, Dr D Talmi, Prof J Neill
31 January 2019
This project will create and implement a new animal test for emotional biases in attention and memory that is more closely linked with the impact that emotion has on the same functions in humans.
Assessing a socially optimal level for global livestock
Dr P Alexander
10 January 2019
Project summary. Should we “go vegan”? The project will consider the environmental and social costs and benefits of livestock production and consumption with a view to defining whether and how patterns of both might be optimised globally.