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ISEF: Not Your Average High School Science Fair

Imagine the smartest, most driven highschooler you’ve ever met. Now imagine walking into a giant room and being faced with 1,750 of them, each one an expert in their own…

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NAVS Urges Changes to Primate Research Committee

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine (NASEM) has assembled a 15-member ad hoc committee at the request of Congress to “examine the current role of and future needs…

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Meet IFER Fellowship Recipient Alan Kim

In this month’s NAVS News, we’d like to introduce you to Alan Kim, a 2021-22 recipient of the International Foundation for Ethical Research (IFER) Graduate Fellowship for Alternatives to the…

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Congress to NIH: End Animal Experiments

Last month, eight members of Congress sent a trailblazing letter to Dr. Lawrence Tabak, Acting Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), calling for the agency to phase out…

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4 Women Advancing Humane Science

Each year, IFER Graduate Fellowships are awarded to promising young scientists who are developing alternatives to use of animals in science. Meet 4 of the 2021-2022 recipients who have the…

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Free Online Event: “Transforming Medical Research”

The medical and scientific communities have made important advancements in research ethics regarding humans. It’s time to make similar progress for animals. It’s time to transform medical research for humans…

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Funding Smarter Science though the International Foundation for Ethical Research

As part of our long-standing commitment to advancing science without harming animals, NAVS awards an annual grant to our partner organization, the International Foundation for Ethical Research (IFER), to support…

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Bernard Rollin, Ph.D. – A Tribute

Peggy Cunniff, Executive Director Emerita Paying tribute to any extraordinary individual is a formidable challenge, but in remembering Bernard E. Rollin, words are totally inadequate to describe the unique character…

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USDA to Require Disaster Preparedness Plans for AWA Facilities

Due to climate change, we live in a world destined to see an increase in the number and severity of natural disasters that will have a detrimental effect on the…

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NAVS Advocates Helped Move Humane Bills Forward in 2021

The only thing better than seeing animal welfare bills become laws is sharing the victories with you! In 2021, NAVS tracked more than 40 pieces of legislation related to lab…