Thursday 29 January 2015
Our new e-learning resource on “Laboratory Animal Anaesthesia for Minor Procedures” is now available. The online resource, developed by Professor Paul Flecknell and his team at Newcastle University and funded by the NC3Rs, aims to ensure best practice in anaesthesia for minor procedures, by providing readily...
Tuesday 06 January 2015
Our Chief Executive, Dr Vicky Robinson, has been recognised in the 2015 New Year's Honours list, receiving a CBE for services to Science and Animal Welfare.
Friday 12 December 2014
Almost £400,000 has been awarded across four research projects working to better understand the basic biology of human asthma – without the use of traditional mammalian models.
Wednesday 10 December 2014
We have invested £900,000 to support studentship projects at eight UK institutions. Each of the projects will investigate ways to either replace the use of animals in research, reduce the number of animals used or improve laboratory animal welfare.
Tuesday 09 December 2014
A non-invasive method for measuring body temperature has been commended for its potential to improve laboratory animal welfare. The winning poster was selected by the NC3Rs and presented at the LASA Winter Meeting last week.
Thursday 20 November 2014
An imaging technique for studying bacterial infections, with the potential to reduce animal use, has been awarded a £200 prize.
Friday 03 October 2014
“Our Vision: 2015-2025” sets out the NC3Rs vision for the next ten years, in five inter-related areas; Practice, Procedures, People, Places and Policy. The publication is now available to view and download.
Thursday 04 September 2014
The NC3Rs open innovation platform, CRACK IT, has awarded £4.9 million in its annual challenge-led competition, run in collaboration with the UK’s innovation agency, Innovate UK, formerly known as the Technology Strategy Board.
Global data sharing collaboration identifies opportunities for considerable animal savings in drug safety assessment
Wednesday 20 August 2014
An international cross-company data sharing initiative has brought together pharmaceutical companies and regulators in an effort to review current use of recovery animals in toxicology studies and identify opportunties for reduction.
Tuesday 05 August 2014
Further funding to replace and reduce animal use and to minimise animal suffering in research will ensure that the UK’s scientific community continues to lead in its commitment to the 3Rs.
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