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Prize for improving welfare of hamsters used in medical research

The winner of the second annual 3Rs Prize is Professor Alan Fairlamb.

Re-using cow eyes to help replace animal tests

A proposal to re-use cow eyes left over as abattoir waste, as a replacement for animal tests, is one of nine projects that have been awarded fundin

Co-developer of the 3Rs concept dies aged 81

Professor William Russell, who originally developed the concept of the 3Rs with his colleague Rex Burch, sadly died on 27 July 2006 at the age of 8

£1million for new projects to replace, refine and reduce animal experiments

The NC3Rs today announces new grants for pioneering research projects.

The NC3Rs announces increased funding for the 3Rs and welcomes the Nuffield Council report

The National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement and Reduction of Animals in Research (NC3Rs) announces today that it has been awarded additiona

Pharmaceutical industry backs 3Rs centre with sponsorship of new post

A three-year sponsorship of a new scientific post at the NC3Rs that demonstrates the pharmaceutical industry's continued commitment to the centres

Inaugural prize given for improving animal welfare in research

A researcher's innovative approach to refining medical research on animals has been awarded the inaugural Replacement, Refinement and Reduction (3R

The NC3Rs announces new funds and research projects to advance the 3Rs

The Board has allocated £500K to be awarded in 2005 for new research projects into the 3Rs and also announced two new projects to start this year,