The NC3Rs, Medicines Discovery Catapult and the University of Liverpool MRC Centre for Drug Safety Science (CDSS) have today published a report outlining recommendations to accelerate the adoption of organ-on-a-chip (OOAC) technologies to
A consortium of academic institutions and SMEs led by Professor Raymond Pieters from the University of Applied Sciences Utrecht has recently been awarded £1 million by the NC3Rs to deliver Phase 2 of the 2017 DARTpaths CRACK IT Challenge.
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Our peer review and advice service supports UK funding bodies to ensure the 3Rs are properly implemented in the research they fun
As ever, 2018 has been a year full of activity for the NC3Rs. Our website’s news and blogs section has featured 38 posts this year covering a range of important 3Rs topics.
We are pleased to announce 17 new awards, totalling £1.53 million, made under our PhD studentship scheme including three awards made jointly with the British Heart Foundation (BHF) to projects focused on achieving 3Rs impacts within the field of
We are pleased to announce today that we have established a strategic collaboration with the Medicines Discovery Catapult (MDC) to help NC3Rs-funded researchers to translate their scientific findings into industry-ready products and services.
Amphibians are one of the most well-known experimental organisms. Despite this, knowledge of amphibian husbandry and welfare remains limited, with little established guidance or evidence-based refinements for their captive care.
The Consortium for Innovation and Quality in Pharmaceutical Development (IQ) and the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International (AAALAC) have announced the winners of their Global 3Rs Awards 2018.
Work from an NC3Rs-funded PhD studentship has demonstrated that the level of fluid control used in macaque experiments can be minimised by identifying preferred fluid rewards.
Training non-human primates (NHPs) to perform cognitive tasks in the laboratory is a time-consuming process with important welfare and experimental limitations.
Today the UK’s NC3Rs signed a commitment with the China Rural Technology Development Centre (CRTDC) of the China Ministry of Science & Technology to collaborate on promoting scientific and technological innovations in the replacement, reduction
Researchers from the University of Cambridge, the University of Geneva and the Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL) have developed a 3D embryonic stem cell culture system capable of self-organising into the three major axes of the body.
A recent study from the University of Manchester has shown that human cell lines can be used to study lung colonisation by the fungus Aspergillus fumigatus. The work, published in Nature Communications, was partly funded by an NC3Rs Fellowship to Dr
To mark the launch of our F1000Research gateway, we are highlighting the researchers behind the first four papers published on the new platform.
The NC3Rs has launched a new video presentation on the 3Rs and their scientific importance, for use in the training of scientists, technicians, students and others involved with animal research.
The 2018 CRACK IT Challenges were launched on 6 September at an event in central London.
The NC3Rs remit includes supporting both the development and uptake of 3Rs approaches.
July saw our annual Summer School take place in Manchester.
This year marks the beginning of a new collaboration between Cancer Research UK (CRUK) and the NC3Rs as we offer joint awards to support the sharing of 3Rs skills, tools and technologies within cancer research.