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The forced swim test is not a regulatory requirement for the development of new antidepressants

A paper co-authored by the NC3Rs and MHRA clarifies the regulatory position.

2021 CRACK IT Challenges announced

This year's collaborative R&D competition features Challenges addressing animal use in toxicology and environmental risk assessment.

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Interactive 3Rs self-assessment tools launched

Our free-to-use tools help research groups and institutions to benchmark their 3Rs activities and identify new 3Rs opportunities.

Promoting social housing during telemetry studies

New paper shows social housing is increasingly adopted for dogs, non-human primates and minipigs.

Nine new awards in our fifth year of 3Rs knowledge transfer

Over 600k committed to support uptake of 3Rs methods in academia and industry.

Tackling experimental design in your funding proposal

Tips to avoid common pitfalls when describing your experimental design and methodology with input from our Panel members.

Cerebral organoid model wins 3Rs Prize

Technology has the potential to replace the use of mice in neurological research.

Single use of needles: how AWERBs can support refinements in practice

Dr Sally Robinson (AstraZeneca) explores the role ethical review bodies can play in ensuring refinements such as single use of needles are put into practice.

Replacing animal models of bone degeneration and disuse with a micron-scale organoid

New research from NC3Rs Training Fellow Dr Alexandra Iordachescu on cellular processes in pathological bone loss using a human cell-based organoid model.

Refining non-human primate vaccine studies in the age of COVID-19

A new review paper co-authored by NC3Rs staff sets out opportunities to refine vaccine studies that use non-human primates.

What’s in a legacy? Part 1 – Small acts to make a big impact

Discover how Dr Alasdair Nisbet planned his 3Rs legacy and how it has furthered his research. 

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