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Wednesday 16 August 2017
Two teams have each been awarded £1million of funding to deliver Phase 2 of the 2016 CRACK IT Challenges. CRACK IT Challenges is a competition funded by the NC3Rs that brings together large industries, academia and SMEs to facilitate new business processes and product development that will have a significant...
Monday 14 August 2017
New ultra lightweight TaiNi system represents a significant refinement for mice used in neurological research.
Friday 11 August 2017
New guidelines set out 43 recommendations for best practice for the most commonly used mouse and rat stroke models. 
Monday 07 August 2017
Findings show there is a need for the non-human primate research community to work together to refine chair restraint procedures, and provide recommendations for refinement.
Tuesday 01 August 2017
The 2017 CRACK IT Challenges competition consists of three Challenges in the area of toxicology.
Wednesday 19 July 2017
New report on the potential to replace animal studies with bioprinted organs and tissues
Tuesday 18 July 2017
Presentations, posters and workshops from the NC3Rs team at the World Congress on Alternatives in Seattle. If you're attending the conference in August, come and see us.
Monday 17 July 2017
The latest project grant funding from the NC3Rs includes two awards focusing on applying the 3Rs to poultry research. The first award to Dr Andrew Broadbent at the Pirbright Institute aims to establish a chicken primary B cell culture model to study the pathogenesis of immunosuppressive B cell-tropic viruses...
Thursday 15 June 2017
Our strategy sets out our plans for the next three years (2017 - 2019) with initiatives to drive forward the 3Rs.
Monday 12 June 2017
Scientists at Newcastle University have explored the use of social stimuli as a potential alternative to fluid restriction.

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