We are pleased to announce that Professor Paul Garside, Dr David Lovell and Professor Jon Timmis have joined the NC3Rs Board.
2017 was a busy year for the NC3Rs – as well as being our Year of Laboratory Rodent Welfare, we undertook a number of initiatives to advance the 3Rs, forging new partnerships, developing guidelines for best practice and continuing to fund the
How rat tickling can improve welfare.
Previous research by Dr Mike Emerson at Imperial College London, funded by the NC3Rs, has developed a refined mouse model for studying thrombosis.
In this blog post, Dr Mark Prescott, Director of Policy and Outreach, and Dr Nathalie Percie du Sert, Head of Experimental Design and Reporting, reflect on their involvement in the recent 8th International Conference of the Laboratory Animal
Two recently published papers co-authored by NC3Rs staff members have explored the application of the 3Rs to research and safety testing involving non-human primates (NHPs).
Our recent guest blog post is from Dr Lucy Whitfield, Royal Veterinary College, and Dr Sally Robinson, AstraZeneca, who cover the topic of reusing hypodermic needles in day-to-day practice.
In the final blog of the ‘Data, data, data’ series*, Dr Manasi Nandi, Senior Lecturer in Integrative Pharmacology at King’s College London talks about her project as a case study where mathematical modelling can help advance the 3Rs by improved
A study recently published in Disease Models & Mechanisms describes a new approach for inducing stroke in mice that reduces variability in the experimental model.
Dr Peter Hohenstein from The Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh and International Society for Transgenic Technologies, shares his impressions from the 14th Transgenic Technology Meeting (TT2017) which took place last month.
We have teamed up with LabAnimal and the North American 3Rs Collaborative to bring you “3 Minute 3Rs”, a new monthly podcast summarising the latest research and news in 3Rs science and technology.
Researchers from the University of Edinburgh have developed a new system to study Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) in vitro.
Fifteen new PhD studentships totalling £1.35 million have been awarded by the NC3Rs across leading UK institutions for exceptional 3Rs research and training projects.
Our annual 3Rs prize highlights an outstanding original contribution to scientific and technological advances in the 3Rs.
Researchers at the University of Sheffield have developed a new cell-based assay to test the quality and safety of pharmaceutical botulinum neurotoxin without the use of animals.
For over a decade, the NC3Rs guidelines ‘Non-human primate accommodation, care and use’ have set the standard for publicly funded research involving non-human primates (NHPs).
A new study has shown that group housed zebrafish show lower levels of stress and anxiety when they undergo stressful or painful procedures like fin clipping than those who are housed singly.
Two new papers, published today and yesterday in Nature Methods and PLOS Biology describe the Experimental Design Assistant (EDA), a free-to-use, online resource developed by the NC3Rs in collaboration with a team of innovative software designers and
A new paper, published today in PLOS ONE describes an automated home cage monitoring system for rats developed through the NC3Rs CRACK IT open innovation platform.
Our Training Fellowship scheme is designed to support the development of promising early career researchers with less than three years’ post-doctoral experience.