News & blogs


International prize awarded to two pieces of novel research in the 3Rs

Improvements in veterinary research and a new way of modelling early embryo development have been awarded the annual 3Rs Prize.

Approaches to evaluating environmental enrichment

How technicians across the UK introduce new environmental enrichment into their facilities and what barriers they face.

Pair housing of dogs in metabolism studies

Covance and Novo Nordisk collaborated to investigate whether dogs could be pair-housed during pharmaceutical metabolism studies.

E-learning and the 3Rs

How e-learning can complement more traditional approaches when training those working with laboratory animals.

Announcing five awards supporting 3Rs knowledge and skills exchange

These new awards bring the total awards funded to 20 since the scheme launched in 2017.

Using an award scheme to promote 3Rs innovation

How AstraZeneca’s 3Rs award scheme supports communication and innovation in the 3Rs across its global sites.

International survey on non-aversive handling of laboratory mice

A new paper presents the results of the survey, exploring the prevalence of non-aversive handling methods and obstacles to uptake.

NC3Rs/BHF Studentships – advancing cardiovascular science with 3Rs methods

We highlight the scientific and 3Rs impacts of two PhD Studentships supported through our collaboration with the British Heart Foundation.

The NC3Rs and the 3Rs during COVID-19

Information on our activities relating to the pandemic, and practical resources to ensure that the 3Rs are considered and kept a priority.