Breeding

A list of site content that is tagged as Breeding – grouped by type of content.

Events

The Mouse Exchange

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 laboratory mice. But don't worry - if you would like to sew a mouse but are less sure about discussing laboratory animal research origins that is absolutely fine!

The Mouse Exchange


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 laboratory mice. But don't worry - if you would like to sew a mouse but are less sure about discussing laboratory animal research origins that is absolutely fine!

Hands On Humanities

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 laboratory mice. But don't worry - if you would like to sew a mouse but are less sure about discussing laboratory animal research origins that is absolutely fine!

Project partners

Paul is an interdisciplinary researcher and artist, with an interest in nonhuman animals, performance and public engagement.

The Medical Research Council’s Mary Lyon Centre (MLC) is located on the Harwell Campus, Oxfordshire.

Blog entry

Written by:

Bentley Crudgington, Sara Peres, Emma Roe

There is no qualitative research into public understanding of the origins of research animals, which is a particular area of interest for the Markets and Materials strand.

Written by:

Dmitriy Myelnikov

Animal research is fraught with controversy, and dramatic debates around the use of animals in biomedical sciences keep flaring up.

Publications

This poster discusses the management of animal numbers in our research examining the breeding, supply, and biobanking of lab animals within the economies of biomedical science.