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Tuesday 09 December 2014
The prize was awarded to the poster with the greatest impact on the 3Rs. The judges selected a poster by Lindsay Benson from the University of Oxford and the School of Veterinary Medicine and Science at the University of Nottingham, entitled, “Validation of infrared thermography with radiotelemetry as a method...
Thursday 20 November 2014
An imaging technique for studying bacterial infections, with the potential to reduce animal use, has been awarded a £200 prize.
Friday 03 October 2014
“Our Vision: 2015-2025” sets out the NC3Rs vision for the next ten years, in five inter-related areas; Practice, Procedures, People, Places and Policy. The publication is now available to view and download.
Tuesday 05 August 2014
Further funding to replace and reduce animal use and to minimise animal suffering in research will ensure that the UK’s scientific community continues to lead in its commitment to the 3Rs.
Thursday 31 July 2014
The 2014 CRACK IT Challenges competition consists of three Challenges identified jointly by the NC3Rs and Sponsors. This year the competition is funded by the NC3Rs and supported by the Technology Strategy Board's Small Business Research Initiative with in-kind contribution from the Sponsors. There are seven...
Monday 28 July 2014
The NC3Rs is pleased to announce that three new members have been appointed to the organisation’s Board.
Thursday 10 July 2014
Our Chief Executive, Dr Vicky Robinson, comments on this year's statistics on animal research. "The headline figures in the Home Office statistics tell us how many animals have been used in broad scientific areas. They do not provide any information on the experiments that were avoided because of the NC3Rs...
Monday 30 June 2014
To mark our tenth anniversary, we have published a review of our work with the pharmaceutical industry over the last decade.
Thursday 26 June 2014
With support of £2 million from the BBSRC, we are announcing a call to generate new models for bovine tuberculosis (bTB) research that avoid the use of animals. Background The current UK bTB epidemic is one of the biggest challenges facing cattle farming in the UK with serious economic and animal welfare...
Thursday 05 June 2014
We have awarded almost £600k to three promising early-career scientists, for 3Rs research across a broad range of disciplines. The David Sainsbury Fellowship scheme, named in recognition of the former Science Minister's role in the establishment of the NC3Rs, offers future leaders in science an award of £65k...

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