University Murders Thousands; Critic Runs Inflammatory Headline

Posted 10:31am Sunday 23rd July 2017 by Sam McChesney

Over 70,000 animals have died in research at the  university over the past five years. Figures released to Critic under the Official Information Act show that between 2012 and 2016 the University used 89,680 live animals for research purposes. 71,496 of those (80 per cent) were Read more...

University of Otago animal research centre opposed by animal rights activists

Posted 10:33am Sunday 22nd May 2016 by Laura Starling

On May 11 the University of Otago announced plans to build a $50 million animal research centre on campus.  The SPCA have actively opposed the plans, with the New Zealand chief executive explaining that animal testing causes unnecessary pain and suffering. He told the Otago Daily Times that Read more...

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