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Choosing contractors for animal research

Are you considering outsourcing your animal research? Our new resource provides advice and guidance.

Announcing the NC3Rs year of laboratory rodent welfare

We are launching a number of exciting initiatives in 2017 focusing on the welfare of rats and mice.

Opportunities to apply the 3Rs in safety assessment programmes

A recent review has summarised current and future opportunities to apply the 3Rs in the safety assessment of pharmaceuticals.

International survey on the use of zebrafish in research highlights opportunities for refinement

Scientists at the NC3Rs, AstraZeneca and University of Plymouth have conducted the largest survey to-date on the use and care of zebrafish in resea

Funding for technology partnering increases to £50k

EU-based academics and SMEs whose technology is featured on the NC3Rs CRACK IT Solutions partnering platform will now be able to apply for funding

Using fewer animals to assess environmental safety

A recent cross-sector review has highlighted several key approaches available for ecotoxicologists and risk assessors to evaluate potentially hazar

Seven new NC3Rs fellowships announced

We are pleased to announce seven new fellowships, a commitment of nearly £1.2 million to support talented early career scientists in the discovery

New CRACK IT Solution funding: using moth larvae to advance the 3Rs

An innovative project has been awarded funding through the NC3Rs CRACK IT So

Out of the box, into the egg: a new way of studying human bone repair

A recent study has shown that human bone regeneration can be studied in the extraembryonic membrane of a developing chick egg, which could replace