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NC3Rs: National Centre for the Replacement Refinement & Reduction of Animals in Research

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Reporting guidelines for animal experiments, and additional resources to support their use.

a physical copy of the ARRIVE guidelines
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Free-to-use interactive tools for research groups and institutions to benchmark their activities and identify new 3Rs opportunities.

Icon of a checklist with "3Rs" enlarged by a magnifying glass

Our activities relating to the pandemic, and practical resources to ensure that the 3Rs are considered and kept a priority when services are disrupted

Illustration of a COVID-19 particle
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A webinar introducing the revised ARRIVE guidelines, the items in the ARRIVE Essential 10, and relevant resources.

The front slide of a webinar presentation by the NC3Rs' Nathalie Percie du Sert

To support the adoption of non-aversive methods for picking up mice, we have produced an A2-sized poster for display.

Screenshot of the NC3Rs Mouse Handling poster which outlines guidance on non-aversive handling techniques for the laboratory mouse

How funding bodies can embed the 3Rs in their peer review process, including details of our review and advice service.

Icon representing peer review: two people connected by arrows going round a paper

Posters and other resources on the use of grimace scales to assess pain in laboratory animals.

The mouse, rat and rabbit grimace scale posters layered over each other.