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Joint response to consultation on WHO statement on public disclosure of clinical trial results
17 November 2014
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This is a joint response from the Association of Medical Research Charities, Cancer Research UK, the Medical Research Council (MRC) and the Wellcome Trust. We welcome WHO’s commitment to ensuring trials are made available to the public. It will be important to consider how these requirements could be appropriately enforced and compliance monitored, without creating additional barriers to research.
APPG on Medical Research Terms of Reference
14 November 2014
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This document sets out the purpose of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Medical Research and how the group is governed
Commissioning research
3 November 2014
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This briefing summarises best practice in commissioning, focusing on how peer review should be incorporated into the processes to ensure research is funded according to the AMRC principles of peer review.
Evaluation support officer job description
31 October 2014
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This is a new role to support charities who are working with a new system to show the impact of medical research.
Statement on the use of animals in research
30 October 2014
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All AMRC members support our position statement on the use of animals in research. The statement sets out our support for the principle of using animals in research when it is necessary to advance understanding of serious health conditions to develop better treatments and there is no alternative that can be used to find out the same information without using animals.
Charities at the heart of UK medical research
19 September 2014
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Charities are at the heart of UK medical research: An infographics sheet with key facts and figures about AMRC members to highlight the importance of charities to the UK medical research sector.
Charities' contribution to UK medical research
19 September 2014
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AMRC member charities fund over a third of publicly funded research in the UK, spending £1.3bn in 2013 via steady funding streams in each UK region. More in-depth analysis of charity funding shows that charities fund at all stages of the research process and in a wide-range of health areas.
Why do charities fund animal research? A leaflet from AMRC
19 September 2014
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AMRC has designed a public facing leaflet for our members to use whenever they get asked questions about animal research.
An AMRC member’s guide to the Concordat on openness on animal research
18 September 2014
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This document explains the Concordat on openness on animal research and how it relates to AMRC members.
AMRC's response to the review of implementation of RCUK's policy on open access
12 September 2014
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We responded to the to the independent review of implementation of RCUK's policy on open access

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