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Major UK funders publish common rules for animal research
Five of the UK's major funders of animal research today published common guidelines for using animals in research. Compliance with the common guide
A double win – tackling developing world disease and reducing use of animals in research
The winner of the third annual 3Rs Prize is Dr Charlotte Gower.
Use of thousands of animals avoided as test proved redundant
Important step taken to reduce animals used in specific safety test for new medicines.
Government funding for NC3Rs to more than double
Ian Pearson, Minister of State for Science and Innovation has announced that funding for the NC3Rs is set to more than double over the next three y
Cash boost for increased investment in 3Rs research
Ian Pearson, Minister of State for Science and Innovation, has announced funding of £2.4 million for
Researchers to be surveyed for views on replacing use of animals
A national survey of scientists who use animals in their research has been launched by the NC3Rs to coincide with the release by the Home Office of
Lord Turnberg stands down as Chair of the NC3Rs Board
Professor Lord Turnberg has now stood down as Chair of the NC3Rs Board, having held the position since the establishment of the NC3Rs in May 2004.
Initiative to improve genotoxicity assays and reduce animal use
A European collaborative project to improve the accuracy of the in vitro tests used to predict the cancer-causing
Response to Weatherall Report on primate use
The NC3Rs welcomes the endorsement for the work being done by the NC3Rs, but is disappointed that the report does not go far enough in mapping prio