The Mouse Exchange was developed by members of the Animal Research Nexus project team at the University of Southampton (Dr Emma Roe, Dr Sara Peres and Dr Paul Hurley) and the University of Manchester (Dr Bentley Crudgington). The activity was built around the research work that Emma and Sara are Read more…
We invite small groups of members of the public to “make a mouse” with researchers, using felt, wool and other craft materials. Throughout the 20 or so minutes we spend together participants can explore the origins of laboratory mice through conversation and interaction with objects.
Our research looks beyond the moment of the experiment to encompass the whole life cycle of laboratory mice, from breeding to tissue biobanking. This is important because it broadens our attention to the experience of laboratory animals throughout their life