NC3Rs webinar: Rat playpens for improved welfare

  • NC3Rs
Wednesday 05 May 2021 15:00 to 15:45

The recording of this webinar is now available to watch online.

A webinar focusing on the welfare benefits of playpens for laboratory rats.

Dr Jessica Eddy of the NC3Rs will present an overview of playpens and tips for setting them up. Kirsty Watson, a Senior Animal Technician, will then outline how rat playpens were introduced at the Institute of Ophthalmology at University College London and the positive results they saw.

The webinar will be relevant for anyone involved in the care of laboratory rats. There will be a short presentation, followed by a Q&A session with Jessica and Kirsty. The webinar is free to attend, and a recording will also be available to watch afterwards.