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Advising the government on animals in science

A leading Newcastle University researcher has been appointed to Government's new Animals in Science committee.

The independent public body provides advice to the government on animal research and met for the first time at the end of June. It replaces the Animal Procedures Committee.

Dr Huw Golledge joins animal protection campaigners, other researchers, academics and medical experts who are among the members of the new committee, which will advise the government on the use of animals in scientific procedures. 

published on: 4 July 2013