Our research

We conduct a number of licensed research procedures on animals each year, the majority of which involve mice and rats.

The infographic below shows the number of procedures carried out by the University every year and on what species. 

Research involving animals infographic
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Find out about our research involving animals in previous years on our data archive page.

Non-technical summaries

We publish all non-technical summaries of current licenses granted to The University of Manchester researchers under the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986.