Biomedical research facility
The University of Surrey is a world-class, research-led University and has invested in a state-of-the-art facility to support our commitment to research excellence.
This animal facility provides in vivo research support for internal & external research groups working with small animals
Our facility provides inherent enabling activity for our world-leading biosciences and health research that extends all the way from studying molecules to performing clinical trials of new medicines in humans.
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We are fully Home Office compliant. The biomedical research team is comprised of highly skilled individuals supporting in vivo research.
We provide animal care services 24 hours a day, seven days a week. With animal welfare at our core, we support research projects working with a variety of small animals.
We offer housing options for Mice, Rats, Rabbits & Guinea pigs, all in the latest highest specification caging systems. Along with shared and dedicated procedural rooms we have specialist suites including; Containment level two, surgical and Sleep / Circadian rhythm.
Inside the facility
Scroll through the gallery below to see a selection of our rooms.
Concordat on Openness on Animal Research
The University of Surrey is a signatory of the Concordat on Openness on Animal Research. As such, we have agreed to fulfil the four commitments:
- Commitment one: We will be clear about when, how and why we use animals in research.
- Commitment two: We will enhance our communications with the media and the public about our research using animals.
- Commitment three: We will be proactive in providing opportunities for the public to find out about research using animals.
- Commitment four: We will report on progress annually and share our experiences.