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University of Wisconsin–Madison

Animal Research

The use of living animals for research, teaching, and outreach requires careful consideration of both ethics and study design.  Use the interactive diagram below to learn more about resources available for navigating the life cycle of research.

Getting Started Training Animal Care & Use Committees Facilities & Ordering Services Policies RARC Animal Health & Care Guides

Activities Requiring Oversight: Any use of live animals for research, teaching, or outreach requires approval and ongoing oversight by one of the UW–Madison IACUCs.

To read more about why animal research matters, please see Animals in Teaching and Research.