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Thursday 01 March 2007
Researchers who were most successful in communicating their 3Rs research to Parliamentarians at a showcase event in Portcullis House, were awarded prizes of £2k. Researchers who were most successful in communicating to Parliamentarians their work to Replace, Refine or Reduce the use of animals in research and...
News
Thursday 01 February 2007
The use of primates in the safety testing of monoclonal antibodies prior to clinical trials could be reduced by the wider application of existing technologies, according to a paper published in the February issue of Nature Reviews Drug Discovery.
Press Release
Saturday 27 January 2007
The winner of the second annual 3Rs Prize is Professor Alan Fairlamb. A new technique for infecting hamsters used in research on visceral leishmaniasis has been awarded the second annual 3Rs Prize today (Tuesday 23 January 2007). The prize was awarded by Joan Ryan MP, Home Office Minister, at the Annual...
Press Release
Monday 31 July 2006
A proposal to re-use cow eyes left over as abattoir waste, as a replacement for animal tests, is one of nine projects that have been awarded funding by the NC3Rs. A proposal to re-use cow eyes left over as abattoir waste, as a replacement for animal tests, is one of nine projects that have been awarded funding...
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Thursday 27 July 2006
Professor William Russell, who originally developed the concept of the 3Rs with his colleague Rex Burch, sadly died on 27 July 2006 at the age of 81. Lord Turnberg, chair of the NC3Rs Board, said: "In 1959, Professor William Russell and Rex Burch published the book 'The principles of humane experimental...
Press Release
Wednesday 06 July 2005
The NC3Rs today announces new grants for pioneering research projects. Eight projects will be funded totalling £1 million investment. The projects will each address one of the 3Rs, that is the Replacement of animals with non-animal alternatives, the Refinement of procedures to minimise suffering, and the...
Press Release
Wednesday 25 May 2005
The National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement and Reduction of Animals in Research (NC3Rs) announces today that it has been awarded additional money from the Government. Lord Turnberg, NC3Rs Board Chairman, said: "We are delighted to announce that the Government has agreed to provide over £3 million for...
Press Release
Thursday 27 January 2005
A three-year sponsorship of a new scientific post at the NC3Rs that demonstrates the pharmaceutical industry's continued commitment to the centres objectives has been announced by the ABPI.
Press Release
Tuesday 25 January 2005
A researcher's innovative approach to refining medical research on animals has been awarded the inaugural Replacement, Refinement and Reduction (3Rs) Prize. The 3Rs prize was awarded by the National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement and Reduction of Animals in Research (NC3Rs) today (Wednesday 25 January...
Press Release
Monday 27 September 2004
The Board has allocated £500K to be awarded in 2005 for new research projects into the 3Rs and also announced two new projects to start this year, totalling over £360K. The decisions were taken at the Boards inaugural meeting on Thursday 23 September, 2004. Research funding will increase as additional funds...

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