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NC3Rs e-newsletter - Issue 36

Including 2.3M awarded for 3Rs research, Animal welfare: measures and assessment, NC3Rs CRACK-IT and Research Review launch meeting, strategic award on human cell-based carcinogenicity assays

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£2.3M awarded for 3Rs research

3Rs Research Funding Scheme

The NC3Rs has awarded nine new project and pilot grants. This year, over £2.3M has been invested in projects ranging from the replacement of animal models for tumour biology to pain assessment using facial expressions in mice, rats, rabbits and macaques.

View the awarded grants»

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Animal welfare: measures and assessment

NC3Rs/BBSRC joint highlight notice

Working with the BBSRC, the NC3Rs has launched a highlight notice to encourage research in the field of measures and assessment of animal welfare. Proposals involving laboratory animals will be considered under the 2012 NC3Rs project grant scheme.

Further information»

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Save the date: 20 September 2011

NC3Rs CRACK-IT and Research Funding Highlights launch meeting

The NC3Rs will be launching its new research engine, CRACK-IT®, and marking the publication of a review of our research portfolio, at a meeting in central London on 20 September. The event is free to attend but registration is essential.

Register now»



Human cell-based carcinogenicity assays

Strategic award application form now available

The application form is now available for our strategic award to develop novel human cell-based systems that could provide mechanistic information to support a weight of evidence, mode of action based evaluation of the carcinogenic potential of chemicals.

Apply by 19 September»

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