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Be Open About Animal Research Day 2024 (#BOARD24): Videos & Q&As


The fourth edition of Be Open About Animal Research Day (#BOARD24) took place on 3 May, during the Understanding Animal Research Openness in Animal Research conference, at the University of Warwick, UK. To celebrate the day, institutions, researchers and lab staff around the world produced videos where they spoke about the animal research they carry out (1.) and personally about the need to talk openly with the public about animal research (2.)


  • Here are the videos published on social media, where individuals and institutions talk about the importance of animal research and being open (listed by country/institution or individual).

Europe | European Brain Council | The continued necessity of animal research for treating brain diseases



Belgium | KU Leuven | The role of killifish in ageing research



France | Regional ethical committee of Normandy (CENOMEXA) | A board game to address public concerns about animal research



Germany | Roman Stilling | Celebrating #BOARD24 & openness at the Understanding Animal Research conference



Ireland | Royal College of Surgeons | The top 10 medical innovations thanks to research in mice in Ireland



Netherlands | Netherlands Cancer Institute | Researchers share their thoughts on animal research



Portugal | Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology (CNC) at the University of Coimbra | Cristina Márquez explains the need to speak to the public about animal research



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



Portugal | NOVA Medical School | Ana Isabel Santos | The work of EARA in fostering openness in animal research



Spain | Complutense University of Madrid | The importance of speaking about animal research



Spain | Spanish Society for Biochemistry & Molecular Biology | SEBBM members celebrate #BOARD24



Switzerland | EPFL | The life of an animal caretaker at EPFL



Switzerland | ETH Zurich | Why animal testing cannot be completely replaced



Switzerland | Università della Svizzera italiana | Research animals and why?



UK | The Francis Crick Institute | Zebrafish & organ development research



UK | Understanding Animal Research | The success of #BOARD24 & the openness conference with Hannah Hobson



UK | University of Liverpool | A brief tail of animal research in the UK



USA | Cindy Buckmaster | Celebrating #BOARD24 & openness at the Understanding Animal Research conference




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

Belgium | ATLAS Neuroengineering | Ivânia Trêpo



Belgium | University of Liège | Georgios Petrellis



Germany | University of Freiburg | Monique Havermans



Italy | University of Cagliari | Nicola Simola



Netherlands | Biomedical Primate Research Centre | Magdalena Lorenowicz



Philippines | Philippine Association for Laboratory Animal Science | Rodel Jonathan S. Vitor II & Cherry P. Fernandez-Colorado



Poland | University of Wrocław | Marta Migocka-Patrzałek & Magda Dubińska-Magiera



Portugal | University of Beria Interior | Inês Serrenho



Portugal | Fala-me Neuro | Rui Rodrigues, Raquel Boia & Daniela Costa



Portugal | ICVS University of Minho | Susana Santos



Spain | University of the Balearic Islands | Manuel Jiménez



Spain | National Center for Biotechnology (CNB)



Spain | Science and Applied Biomedical Experimental Research (CREBA) | Lola García Olmo



Spain | Medical Research Institute Hospital La Fe (IIS La Fe) | Viviana Bisbal



Spain | Spanish Society for Laboratory Animal Sciences (SECAL) | Angel Naranjo



Spain | SECAL | Alberto Pastor Campos



Spain | SECAL | Cristina Verdu



Spain | SECAL | Elena Tapia



Spain | SECAL | Francisca Gómez Marín



Spain | SECAL | Nahúm Ayala



Spain | SECAL | Pablo Gonzalez



Spain | SECAL | Sergio Salazar



Spain | SECAL | Yolanda Miralles




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