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Tuesday 10 March 2015
A new approach to computer modelling has won the NC3Rs 2014 3Rs Prize. The work has been recognised for its potential to reduce the number of animals used in research, particularly in the safety assessment of new drugs.
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Friday 27 February 2015
Industry, small and medium sized enterprises and academia are coming together, through the NC3Rs CRACK IT programme, to solve three challenges faced by the pharmaceutical and chemical industries; all of which should reduce the number of animals used in scientific research.
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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...
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Thursday 20 November 2014
An imaging technique for studying bacterial infections, with the potential to reduce animal use, has been awarded a £200 prize.
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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.
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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. 

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