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Review of publicly funded primate research

Responding to the publication of the Bateson review of research using non-human primates, Dr Vicky Robinson, Chief Executive of the NC3Rs, said: 

NC3Rs leading the Coalition Government's pledge to work to reduce animal use

Responding to the statement made in Parliament by Home Office Minister Lynne Featherstone MP, the Chief Executive of the NC3Rs, Dr Vicky Robinson,

£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