Events

Date: 15 July 2019
Much social scientific, philosophical and historical work on animal research has followed the enclosures around research communities and the relatively closed nature of animal research to highlight…
Date: 21 May 2019
For many, talking about animal research remains taboo. As a way of highlighting one of the roles that animal research plays, some have suggested labelling medicines as ‘tested on animals’. But is the…
Date: 17 May 2019
Our ‘Psychic Fish’ intervention had another successful outing last Friday night at the Oxford Museum of Natural History. Following on the heels (or shall we say fins?) of previous events –…
Date: 11 April 2019
We are holding a workshop in April 2019 to bring together scientists and stakeholders to progress practices that will enable people to have more comfortable and productive conversations about animal…
Date: 23 March 2019
A new virus is ravaging the planet, infecting animals and humans at a worrying rate; we welcome you to BioCore, a medical research facility tasked with managing this crisis and finding an…
Date: 16 March 2019
Where do lab mice come from? Where do they end up? Joins us for crafting felt mice to exchange or take home. You can also explore the history, practices, and ideas of care involved in making…
Date: 29 November 2018
On the 29th of November 2018, Animal Research Nexus team members helped to organise an event on the standardisation of welfare terminology. Co-hosted with aquatics expert Nicola Goodwin of the…
Date: 17 November 2018
Join researchers from the University of Southampton for a family day suitable for all ages. Come and explore the wide variety of interactive activities, workshops, talks and tours that will give you…
Date: 2 November 2018
The next BASN conference on Animal Machines/Machine Animals is being organised by the ‘Life Geographies’ Group, University of Exeter, at the Phoenix Arts Venue, Exeter, 2-3 November 2018. Confirmed…
Date: 27 October 2018
“Hi. How are you?” This is a common greeting used to ask about health, but has anyone ever asked you; “did you come alone?” We’ll be exploring these questions in a short, interactive, one-on-one…