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Six things we’ve learnt about the brain using 3Rs methods

Discover how NC3Rs Grant holders are using 3Rs methods to provide insights into neuroscience.

New ARRIVE guidelines 2.0 released

The updated guidelines will help researchers increase the reliability and reproducibility of animal studies through better reporting. 

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A change in (cell) culture: exploring alternatives to fetal calf serum

Dr Jan van der Valk explores why fetal calf serum-free media are important and how the FCS-Free Database can support scientists.

Taking aim at the 3Rs

Dr Mark Prescott comments on recent publications advocating for the replacement of the 3Rs with a broader ethical framework.

A new project to reduce animal use in the batch release and quality control testing of biologicals

The project will review WHO guidelines to identify opportunities to incorporate non-animal testing approaches.

Announcing a new collaboration to showcase 3Rs technologies

We have teamed up with konfer to provide small companies and academic researchers with a platform to maximise 3Rs impact.

International prize awarded to two pieces of novel research in the 3Rs

Improvements in veterinary research and a new way of modelling early embryo development have been awarded the annual 3Rs Prize.

Approaches to evaluating environmental enrichment

How technicians across the UK introduce new environmental enrichment into their facilities and what barriers they face.

Pair housing of dogs in metabolism studies

Covance and Novo Nordisk collaborated to investigate whether dogs could be pair-housed during pharmaceutical metabolism studies.

E-learning and the 3Rs

How e-learning can complement more traditional approaches when training those working with laboratory animals.

Announcing five awards supporting 3Rs knowledge and skills exchange

These new awards bring the total awards funded to 20 since the scheme launched in 2017.

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