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Discovery using non-sentient model offers new treatment for epilepsy

New drugs derived from components of a specific diet used by children with severe, drug-resistant epilepsy could offer a new treatment, according t

New tutorial on aseptic technique in rodent surgery

Continual trial spontaneous object recognition

Understanding the neural mechanisms of memory is key to being able to produce effective treatment of memory loss in an ageing population, as well a

EPAA Annual Conference 2012

Development and implementation of 3R methodologies through international cooperation

Using mathematics to meet the challenge of reducing animal experiments

We have announced four new grants totalling nearly £750k for research to replace and reduce the use of animals in tox

The Rabbit Grimace Scale – a new method for pain assessment in rabbits

Effective alleviation of pain in laboratory animals depends on the ability to recognise pain and assess its severity.

Record amount awarded for research to reduce animal experiments and improve animal welfare

The NC3Rs has today announced 21 new grants totalling £5.1 million for research to replace, reduce and refine the use of animals in science - refer

First Summer School for NC3Rs PhD students

On 26-28 June, we held our first-ever NC3Rs Summer School, for the initial ten PhD students funded u

3Rs poster prize at ASAB/SEB/NC3Rs symposium

Last week, the NC3Rs hosted a joint meeting with the Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour and the Societ