Media statements

From time to time The Society issues statements in response to developments in its policy interest areas, and on issues affecting the wider scientific community. Our recent statements are listed below.

10 February 2014
The Physiological Society welcomes the Government’s cross-departmental delivery plan ‘Working to reduce the use of animals in scientific research’
20 December 2013
The Society and its journals are reviewing the Danish Committee's findings published 18 December 2013
19 October 2012
The Physiological Society has welcomed and signed up to a declaration on openness in research involving animals
07 September 2012
The Society says the Government’s announcement of £10 million to support the move to open access publishing is not enough.
19 July 2011
In responding to the announcement Philip Wright, Chief Executive of The Physiological Society, said: “The focus that the Government is giving to the 3Rs must be supported."
23 October 2010
The outcome of the Comprehensive Spending Review appears to be as good an outcome as could have been expected considering the fiscal climate but, as ever, the devil will be in the detail.