Information on techniques for sampling blood in the mouse, covering non-surgical, surgical and terminal techniques.
An e-learning course covering the evidence base for adopting refined handling methods and the practical applications.
Research published to-date on the tunnel handling and cupping methods for handling mice
Recommendations and guidance from an NC3Rs working group on high-yield rodent behavioural experiments focusing on fluid control and head fixation in
Recordings from a webinar series exploring the topic of culture of care.
Information and guidance for the use of automated systems to monitoring the behaviour of animals in preclinical research.
Webinar on the pioneering approach to implementing refinements for handling mice and rats by Research Institutes of Sweden (RISE).
Webinar recording featuring resources to support techs who want to carry out evaluations of enrichment and practical guidance.
A newsletter for animal technicians interested in putting the 3Rs into practice in their facilities.
A webinar to highlight available opportunities to minimising non-human primate use in drug development.
Is it necessary and how could it affect your data and animal welfare? A workshop recording featuring academic and industry experts.
A webinar providing an overview of the Precision Injection System developed to address the 2019 Sharp and to the Point Challenge.
A webinar to raise awareness of the microsampling technique and encourage wider adoption.
A series of video tutorials to develop skills in the administration of substances and apply best practice in aseptic surgical techniques in rodents.
Guidance on best practices in confirming, archiving and maintaining strains, as well as re-establishing colonies after a pause.
Archiving can provide a back-up to production colonies, minimise genetic drift, reduce the need for tick-over colonies and preserve valuable models.
Supporting technicians in assessing the welfare impact of enrichment.
Guidance on modifying our example protocols to design your own studies.
Guidance on using motivation tests to evaluate environmental enrichment.
Guidance on using ethograms to evaluate environmental enrichment, including examples.
Guidance on using preference tests to evaluate environmental enrichment.
Guidance on how to conduct an evaluation of environmental enrichment.
Webinar showcasing ongoing and novel initiatives that replace, reduce and/or refine fish acute toxicity studies.
Posters and other resources on the use of grimace scales to assess pain in laboratory animals.