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Staff Blog
Thursday 11 June 2015
This week (Tuesday 9 June) saw the first meeting of the newly formed London In Vitro Models Club. The Club is the brainchild of NC3Rs Early Career Fellow Dr Adrian Biddle from Queen Mary, University of London (QMUL), and provides a network for researchers focussing on in vitro models for cancer and stem cell...
Guest Blog
Tuesday 02 June 2015
Dr Sally Robinson, Head of Laboratory Animal Science (UK) at AstraZeneca, describes how the company is incorporating and championing the 3Rs by recognising innovative developments and ensuring good practice is shared globally within their company. At AstraZeneca the Council for Science and Animal Welfare (C-...
Staff Blog
Tuesday 12 May 2015
Dr Mark Prescott, primatologist and Head of Research Management and Policy at the NC3Rs, launches our latest online resource – The Macaque Website.
Staff Blog
Friday 24 April 2015
An NC3Rs funded project has helped pave the way towards a potential treatment for multiple sclerosis (MS). NC3Rs Science Manager Katie Lidster reviews the impacts the grant has had since being awarded in 2010.
Staff Blog
Monday 20 April 2015
Last week saw the publication of updated guidance on funding applications involving the use of animals, by the UK’s Research Councils. The announcement was picked up by the specialist and general press, with Nature and the Observer both covering the publication. Our Chief Executive Vicky Robinson discusses how...
Staff Blog
Monday 23 March 2015
Storify is a service which provides an easy way to find, collect, and share what people are saying all over the web around a particular topic. In February we held a two day workshop on publication bias, encouraging delegates to share their thoughts online using the hashtag #publicationbias. Below is a storify...
Guest Blog
Wednesday 11 March 2015
A recent publication in Critical Reviews in Toxicology, co-authored by a number of companies, has highlighted the redundancy of the one-year dog study in assessing human health risks for the registration of pesticides. The paper uses data from Japan, where the study is still routinely required. Claire Terry,...
Guest Blog
Monday 16 February 2015
Stuart Peirson, Associate Professor in the Nuffield Laboratory of Ophthalmology, chairs the 3Rs sub-committee at The University of Oxford. Here he explains how the University is supporting the 3Rs.
Staff Blog
Monday 19 January 2015
Our Communications Officer, Laura McGuinness, spoke to Iratxe Puebla, Deputy Editor at PLOS ONE, about how journals can support the 3Rs. Listen to the podcast below.  
Guest Blog
Monday 15 December 2014
Last week, we announced our 2014 NC3Rs studentships. In this week’s blog post, Hayley Ash, from the University of Stirling, takes stock of her experience as an NC3Rs student.

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