The Lush Prize for outstanding contributions to replacing animal testing today announced its short list for the 2013 awards. All of the short-listed projects have contributed to advancing animal-free safety testing, through scientific research, training, lobbying or public awareness in 2012. Winners will be announced at the Lush Prize Awards which are scheduled to take […]
This week the Lush Prize is being represented at the annual congress of EUSAAT, the European Society for Alternatives to Animal Testing. EUSAAT promotes the dissemination and validation of alternative methods to animal testing and promotion of research in the field of the 3Rs (refine, reduce, replace). Of course the Lush Prize is here to […]
This year’s Lush Prize will be judged on 20th September in London by a panel of independent science and animal welfare experts from within industry and Animal Welfare NGOs. We also know that there is a huge body of opinion against animal testing amongst ordinary people – and no one feels more strongly or wants […]
Nominations for the 2013 Lush Prize have now closed. We received over 100 nominations with some fantastic projects to choose from in all five categories. The Lush Prize team here in Manchester will be busy in the coming weeks compiling a short list of projects in each category to go forward to the judges. The […]
With the deadline for submissions for the Lush Prize 2013 fast approaching nominations are flooding in. So far we have received nominations from across the globe, including Canada, India, Sweden, Pakistan, Germany, USA, and France. Nominations close on Monday 15th July so there is still time to nominate either your own organisation or someone else.
The 2013 Lush Prize is now open for nominations. A further £250,000 is available for ‘outstanding contributions’ to replacing animal use in product safety testing. Nominations and entries are sought across the same five categories as last year: • Science • Training • Lobbying • Public Awareness • Young Researcher The closing date for nominations is July […]
On 11th March 2013 the European Union banned the sale of new cosmetic products containing ingredients tested on animals with immediate effect. The EU ban means that any company wishing to sell new cosmetic products within the European Union must ensure that none of the ingredients, or finished products, have been tested on animals anywhere […]
The 2012 prize winners who were able to attend the award ceremony explain, in their own words a bit about the research or campaigning they are doing. Young Researcher award winnner Elizabeth Woehrling talks about growing human nerve cells in Birmingham. Birgitte Landesmann & Milena Mennecozzi from The Institute for Health and Consumer Protection, Italy explain […]
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