Paget Lectures & Articles
This collection of articles and lectures commencing around 1910 include the Paget lecture series. Stephen Paget established the Research Defence Society in 1908. These lectures show how animal experimentation has contributed to medical advance. Browse through the list or search for a particular subject or author.
The 2016 lecture, Animal Research – Then and Now, was presented by HM Government Chief Scientific Advisor Professor Sir Mark Walport. After a historic review of the emergence of legislation governing the use of animals in research Sir Mark challenged the scientific community to provide a more thoroughly researched evidence base to support animal use. While congratulating the excellent examples of Openness that had been awarded, he cautioned against dragooning unwilling scientists into communicating about their research.
Full transcript available here: www.gov.uk/government/speeches/animal-research-then-and-now