News & blogs


2018 CRACK IT Challenges announced

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

Six highlights from Pint of Science 2018

We look back at this year's Pint of Science festival, where NC3Rs grantholders spoke about their work in pubs around the country.

British Pharmacological Society launches a new curriculum for the use of research animals

New curriculum for undergraduate and taught Masters education on the use of research animals. 

Strategy for the revision of the ARRIVE guidelines

We have published our strategy for the revision of the ARRIVE guidelines, designed to improve the reporting of research using animals.

New Skills and Knowledge Transfer grants awarded

Three awards totalling over £200k have been made in the 2018 NC3Rs Skills and Knowledge Transfer funding competition.

Organs-on-Chips Technology: fostering scientific curiosity to accelerate drug discovery

A new strategic partnership between AstraZeneca and Emulate aims to embed the 3Rs in AstraZeneca's drug discovery programmes through the use of organ-on-a-chip technology.

New platform to maximise the 3Rs impact of NC3Rs-funded research

We have launched the NC3Rs Gateway, a new portal on the F1000Research publication platform dedicated to 3Rs technologies and approaches.

Worm hunting in Colombia: fighting whipworm infection in the lab and the classroom

David Sainsbury Fellow Dr Maria Duque-Correa tells us how the Worm Hunters project is addressing whipworm infection in Colombia through public engagement and 3Rs research.

Pint of Science returns this May

The NC3Rs is sponsoring public engagement events around the UK as part of this year's Pint of Science festival.