News & blogs


First out of the gate(way): a method for studying Alzheimer’s in vitro

We profile work by Dr Cara Croft and Dr Wendy Noble, whose paper was the first to pass peer review on our F1000Research gateway.

Introductory training on the 3Rs: time for a fresh approach

Our new video presentation demonstrates the 3Rs in principle and practice.

2018 Challenges Competition is now open-Invitation to Tender

This year's competition consists of three Challenges identified jointly by the NC3Rs and Sponsors.

The NC3Rs signs an MOU with the UK’s Animals in Science Regulatory Unit

Our new agreement sets out a framework for effective collaboration.

First-hand impressions from the 2018 NC3Rs Summer School

The PhD students who attended this year's Summer School share their impressions of the three eventful days.

2019 Skills and Knowledge Transfer grant scheme: a new collaboration with Cancer Research UK

We are offering joint awards of up to £75k to support the sharing of 3Rs skills, tools and technologies within cancer research.

Galleria mellonella as a novel non-mammalian infection model for TB

A pioneering study has demonstrated that Galleria mellonella larvae represent a viable alternative to vertebrate models of TB.

£2.4m awarded in grants to advance the 3Rs

Seven new project grants have been awarded to outstanding projects from a broad range of scientific disciplines.

How to decide your sample size when the power calculation is not straightforward

Dr Simon Bate, from Statistical Sciences, GSK, covers a few nagging questions about statistics and the 3Rs that he regularly encounters.