Archive news 2015-2016

New Alzheimer’s Advance

Study in mice shows new drugs that restore memory loss and prolong life

Visit from The Sun Newspaper on 7 July 2016

Professor Paul Boyle comments on University strategy for openness on animal research following evidence of our transparent approach following a recent article about our research laboratories.

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Leicester recognised for second consecutive year by Understanding Animal Research for work with the Sun Newspaper

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Openness on Animal Research

University of Leicester won the 2015 UAR Openness Award for animal research

Visit to Brooksby College 2015

Visit to Brooksby Melton College in October and December of 2015 to give a presentation about the work which takes place within the Central Research Facility. Students were asked a series of questions in order to gain insight into their views on animal research before and after hearing the presentation.

 Evaluation Results

School Visit October 2015

On the 28th of October 2015, the Division of Biomedical Services was visited by  Wyggeston and Queen Elizabeth I College.

 Evaluation Results

School Visits Combined Results for 2015

In March, April and June this year the Division of Biomedical Services were visited by eight schools and colleges. The data has been combined to give an overall view of the feedback. Note: The October 2015 visit is not included in these results.

Pre Visit Questionnaire Overall Results

Evaluation Results Overall Results

School Visits June 2015

Three Colleges visited the Division of Biomedical Services between 22nd and 26th June 2015.

Pre Visit Questionnaire

Evaluation Results

School Science Week March 2015

Four Colleges visited the Division of Biomedical Services between the 23rd - 27th March. One other college visited on the 9th March and 17th April.

Pre Visit Questionnaire

Evaluation Results

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