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£2.3M awarded for 3Rs research

The NC3Rs has awarded nine new project and pilot grants under its 3Rs Reasearch Funding Scheme.

Launch of the David Sainsbury Fellowship Scheme

The NC3Rs has today announced the launch of its new flagship fellowship scheme to support exceptional early career scientists in the discovery of n

Leading UK scientist wins NC3Rs prize for improving lab animal welfare

A study to reduce stress and anxiety in laboratory mice was today awarded the 2010 NC3Rs prize for advances in animal welfare (Tuesday 25 January 2

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