Aberdeen University

Next stop Aberdeen

The British Science Association is inviting academics from across the country to present their research at the British Science Festival in Aberdeen in 2012. Following the success of the six…

Animal testing – the alternatives

In the UK animal testing for pharmaceuticals is mandatory, but banned for cosmetics. Should we undertake animal testing for new drugs or would it be just as useful to predict drug behaviour in humans using alternative methods? Dr Laura Waters talks through her Charles Darwin Award-winning research.

Sir Roland Jackson.

Sir Roland Jackson

Sir Roland Jackson, Chief Executive of the British Science Association, talks to us about the Science Festival being in Bradford, the importance of the partners right across the City, and the media attention that the…