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Be Open About Animal Research Day 2023: Videos & Q&As

This year, Be Open About Animal Research Day (#BOARD23) took place on 15 June and to celebrate the day, institutions around the world produced videos, on the need to speak openly about animal research, and the relevance of #BOARD23.

Here are the Q&A videos (listed by country/institution/individual):

​Belgium | KU Leuven/VIBES | Przemko Tylzanowski & An Zwjisen

Germany | Merck KGaA | Stephanie Menges

​Germany | Tierversuche verstehen | Laura Berg

​Germany | Tierversuche verstehen | Roman Stilling

Italy | University of Cagliari | Nicola Simola

Netherlands | Biomedical Primate Research Centre | Jinte Middeldorp

​Netherlands | Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience | Pieter Roelfsema

Philippines | Philippine Association for Laboratory Animal Science | Jussiaea Bariuan, Mark Joseph Desamero & Sharon Yvette Angelina Villanueva

Poland | Polish Zebrafish Society/University of Wrocław | Marta Migocka-Patrzałek & Magda Dubińska-Magiera

Portugal | University of Beria Interior | Inês Serrenho

Portugal | ICVS University of Minho | António Salgado

Portugal | NOVA Medical School | Ana Isabel Moura Santos

Portugal | NOVA Medial School | Nuno Miguel Gonçalves & Maria Serrano Correia

​Switzerland | Swiss 3R Competence Centre | Jenny Sandström

Here are the videos published on social media (listed by country/institution), where researchers talk in more detail about their studies using animals. Click the links or watch the videos directly below.

Europe | European Academy of Laboratory Animal Surgery | About EALAS

Germany | Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin | Laboratory of animal husbandry (in German)

Germany | Ernst Strüngmann Institute | How are marmosets used in brain research?

​Germany | UMC Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz | Animal welfare & science at the Translational Animal Research Center

​Greece | HSBLAS | Statement on #BOARD23

Netherlands | Animal Welfare Body Utrecht | Animal Experiments: Replacement, Reduction, Refinement and Transition

​Netherlands | Netherlands Cancer Institute | How animal research is conducted at the NKI

Netherlands | Wageningen University & Research | Organoids: what are they? And how do we use them in animal research?

Portugal | Coimbra Institute for Clinical and Biomedical Research (iCBR) | Animal research at iCBR

Portugal | NOVA Medical School | Ageing research using animals and the 3Rs

Spain | IIB Sant Pau | Animal research & the 3Rs

​Spain | Universidad de las Islas Baleares | Animal research and ethics with Teresa de Francisco Casado

​Spain | Spanish Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (SEBBM) | Why is it essential to use animal models? (in Spanish)

UK | The Francis Crick Institute | Research into sex hormones & genetics using animals


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