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Government funding for NC3Rs to more than double

Ian Pearson, Minister of State for Science and Innovation has announced that funding for the NC3Rs is set to more than double over the next three y

Cash boost for increased investment in 3Rs research

Ian Pearson, Minister of State for Science and Innovation, has announced funding of £2.4 million for

Researchers to be surveyed for views on replacing use of animals

A national survey of scientists who use animals in their research has been launched by the NC3Rs to coincide with the release by the Home Office of

Lord Turnberg stands down as Chair of the NC3Rs Board

Professor Lord Turnberg has now stood down as Chair of the NC3Rs Board, having held the position since the establishment of the NC3Rs in May 2004.

Initiative to improve genotoxicity assays and reduce animal use

A European collaborative project to improve the accuracy of the in vitro tests used to predict the cancer-causing

Response to Weatherall Report on primate use

The NC3Rs welcomes the endorsement for the work being done by the NC3Rs, but is disappointed that the report does not go far enough in mapping prio

Scientists impress MPs with work to minimise the use of animals

Researchers who were most successful in communicating their 3Rs research to Parliamentarians at a showcase event in Portcullis House, were awarded

Use of primates in drug testing could be reduced

The use of primates in the safety testing of monoclonal antibodies prior to clinical trials could be reduced by t

Prize for improving welfare of hamsters used in medical research

The winner of the second annual 3Rs Prize is Professor Alan Fairlamb.