Checklists to assist funders in assessing whether animal research conducted overseas conforms to UK welfare standards.
How funding bodies can embed the 3Rs in their peer review process, including details of our review and advice service.
Recommendations and guidance from an NC3Rs working group on high-yield rodent behavioural experiments focusing on fluid control and head fixation in
Techniques for blood sampling in laboratory animal species to ensure the most appropriate technique is chosen.
Guidance on non-aversive methods for handling mice. Includes tutorials, FAQs and tips for implementation.
Recommendations for reducing aggression between group-housed male mice.
Learn more about skin swabbing as a welfare refinement, and how to establish a protocol for skin swabbing in your laboratory.
Guidance for those overseeing animal research at institutions on recognising 3Rs opportunities and putting them into practice.
Reporting guidelines for animal experiments, and additional resources to support their use.
A webinar introducing our two 3Rs self-assessment tools; one for research groups and the other for research institutions.
Free-to-use interactive tools for research groups and institutions to benchmark their activities and identify new 3Rs opportunities.
A video resource for introductory training on the 3Rs aimed at in vivo researchers and animal technicians.
Practical resources to ensure that the 3Rs are considered and kept a priority when services are disrupted.
Guidelines for establishing, implementing and refining humane endpoints.
Guidance and resources to help researchers address the 3Rs in animal licence applications. Focused on the UK but applicable worldwide.
Promoting an institution-wide commitment to animal welfare.
Promoting values and behaviours that support an institution-wide commitment to the 3Rs.
Learn more about why the single use of needles should be standard practice and how to implement this in your facility.
This joint NC3Rs/NA3RsC webinar explores how compassion fatigue can affect the mental wellbeing of animal care staff.
Showcasing our advice and resources designed to help researchers address the 3Rs in animal licence applications. Focused on the UK but applicable
Tips and strategies for rolling out the refined handling methods in your facility.
Expectations of the major UK research council and charitable funding bodies for those working with vertebrates in biosciences research.
Guidelines on non-human primate accommodation, care and use adopted by the major UK bioscience funders.
Key issues for the humane killing of laboratory animals.