Recovery from anaesthesia and post-anaesthetic support.
Post-operative pain relief for laboratory animals, including selecting and using analgesics.
Recognising pain and assessing its severity in laboratory animals following surgery.
To support the adoption of non-aversive methods for picking up mice, we have produced an A2-sized poster for display.
How funding bodies can embed the 3Rs in their peer review process, including details of our review and advice service.
Posters and other resources on the use of grimace scales to assess pain in laboratory animals.
Professor Jane Hurst and Mr John Waters answer your questions about the refined handling techniques.
The Fish Behaviour Index (FBI) is an automated tool to monitor the behaviour of singly housed zebrafish.
The welfare benefits of double-decker rodent cages in allowing rats to engage in natural behaviours.
Expectations of the major UK research council and charitable funding bodies for those working with vertebrates in biosciences research.
A video tutorial for technical staff and researchers in how to handle mice using non-aversive methods.
Dr Simon Bate, from Statistical Sciences, GSK, covers a few questions about statistics and the 3Rs that he regularly encounters.
A video overview of common practices in preclinical research, and specific actions that can be taken to improve its robustness.
Discussing key considerations when determining the effect size for a study, including why this is important for sample size calculations.
A recorded talk explaining the dangers of underpowered experiments and how good design can increase the chances of finding reliable results.
A recorded talk highlighting where bias can be introduced into experiments and the implications for results.
Group housed zebrafish show lower levels of stress and anxiety when they undergo procedures than those who are housed singly.
Guidelines on non-human primate accommodation, care and use adopted by the major UK bioscience funders.
Key issues for the humane killing of laboratory animals.
Resources to help researchers access and use human tissue.
A comprehensive resource on common marmosets, funded by the NC3Rs.
Wiki on refinement of the use of chronic implants in neuroscience research using non-human primates.
It starts at the very beginning: Scientific and welfare reasons for reviewing neonate care
General principles in analgesia to support best practice.