National Anti-vivisection Society


National Antivisection Society

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Posted: 12 December 2011. Updated: 3 June 2013

Rating: Bad

Tel: 01604 250505
Questionnaire response received: Yes

Remit: Registered Charity
Organisational Area: Welfare-based

Policy / Record on research: Willing to fund animal research if convinced of its necessity; that animal research is necessary and essential for the benefit of medical science and advancement; do not seek to influence the decisions of or activities of medical researchers either for or against; support Association of Medical Research Charities Statement on the Use of Animals in Research; animal research supported but compliable with relevant legislation

Is this a permanent policy? Not known
Membership of AMRC? Yes
Record on animal-based research: Have previously carried out or funded animal research; Currently carrying out or funding animal research

Annual income: 13.2 million
Annual expenditure on research: 1.4 million
Amount spent on animal research and % of research income: 810,285 (57.9%)

Research area: Pharmaceuticals, Biochemistry, Neurology, Genetics
Species used: Rodents and Invertebrates
Is there a non-animal research option for donation? Donors are updated on activities of the project through an annual report. Donors are also provided with a list of non-animal research projects which they can fund. Once the money has been allocated towards a non-animal research project the money is classed as ‘restricted funding’, Each project is given a unique grant reference. Income processing allocate the money to the correct research grant code accordingly.

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