Subjects in Brief

1st June 2012 at 01:00

Animal ethics

Science

Understanding Animal Research, a group campaigning for the "broad understanding and acceptance of the humane use of animals in biomedical research", has produced a poster taking students through the discovery of medicines, from basic research to clinical trials.

www.under standinganimal research.org.uk

Kindle clubs

Literacy

Aberdeen's Northfield Academy library has won a pound;3,260 Awards for All (Scotland) Lottery grant to set up Kindle clubs to encourage reading. The cash will be used to buy e-books and paper copies of the same books, enabling pupils to read e-books on a Kindle in school and borrow the same books to take home to continue reading.

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