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NC3Rs e-newsletter - Issue 33

Includes NC3Rs Research Portfolio, ARRIVE guidelines adopted by Nature, 8th World Congress on Alternatives



NC3Rs Research Portfolio

New online resource

The NC3Rs has launched a searchable online version of its research portfolio to better capture and disseminate the outputs and impacts of the research it funds.

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stack of papers


ARRIVE guidelines

Adopted by Nature

Nature and the Nature Publishing Group have joined other journals and publishers in incorporating the ARRIVE guidelines into their Instructions for Authors.

See the full list of journals»



8th World Congress on Alternatives

21-25 August 2011

The Canadian Council on Animal Care will host the 8th World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences in Montréal.

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maths curve


11th Mathematics in Medicine Study Group

5-9 September 2011

The deadline for submitting life sciences problems for the mathematical modellers to solve is 29 April 2011.

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Other news


Welfare assessment protocols

The BVAAWF/FRAME/RSPCA/UFAW Joint Working Group on Refinement has published a guide to defining and implementing protocols for the welfare assessment of laboratory animals.

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Challenge assays used in vaccine testing

The Joint Working Group on Refinement has also published a report on application of the 3Rs to challenge assays used in vaccine testing.

Read the abstract»



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