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Studentships awarded

The NC3Rs has awarded five new PhD studentships to leading UK research groups

'Procedures With Care': New training resource on administration of substances

The NC3Rs and the IAT have co-funded the production of a new web-based training resource on administration of substances to laboratory mice and rat

New Board members appointed

Professor Maggie Dallman and Dr Ian Ragan will serve on the Board for 3-year terms from October 2010.

Recommended techniques for handling lab mice to reduce anxiety

Improving handling techniques for laboratory mice helps reduce stress and anxiety, according to a study published today in the journal 

NC3Rs funding new asthma research to replace animals used in experiments

Two UK based research projects totalling just under £1 million have been awarded by the NC3Rs to develop innovative research techniques to find new

New cancer 3D technology helps to reduce animal experiments

Over £4 million for 13 research projects that aim to replace, reduce or refine the use of animals in research and testing was announced on 26 July

Guidelines ARRIVE to improve reporting of animal experiments Published in PLOS Biology

New guidelines to improve the reporting of animal experiments have been published in the journal PLOS Biology and five other journals

Newcastle University to investigate euthanasia of laboratory rodents

The NC3Rs has selected Newcastle University to receive a strategic award of £300k to establish methods of humane

New way to grow embryonic stem cells holds promise of dramatic reduction in animal use

The winner of this year's annual NC3Rs 3Rs Prize has developed a new method of priming early embryos to form embryonic stem (ES) cells.