Researchers from the University of Cambridge, the University of Geneva and the Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL) have developed a 3D embryonic stem cell culture system capable of self-organising into the three major axes of the body.
A recent study from the University of Manchester has shown that human cell lines can be used to study lung colonisation by the fungus Aspergillus fumigatus. The work, published in Nature Communications, was partly funded by an NC3Rs Fellowship to Dr
To mark the launch of our F1000Research gateway, we are highlighting the researchers behind the first four papers published on the new platform.
The NC3Rs has launched a new video presentation on the 3Rs and their scientific importance, for use in the training of scientists, technicians, students and others involved with animal research.
The 2018 CRACK IT Challenges were launched on 6 September at an event in central London.
The NC3Rs remit includes supporting both the development and uptake of 3Rs approaches.
July saw our annual Summer School take place in Manchester.
This year marks the beginning of a new collaboration between Cancer Research UK (CRUK) and the NC3Rs as we offer joint awards to support the sharing of 3Rs skills, tools and technologies within cancer research.
A pioneering study has shown that a simple invertebrate, larvae of the wax moth Galleria mellonella, can be used as a novel infection model for bacteria from the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex.
We have recently committed £2.4m to seven new project grants, awarded to outstanding projects from a broad range of scientific disciplines.
Today the NC3Rs is launching a series of checklists that will support UK funding bodies to ensure animal research carried out overseas is conducted to appropriate standards of welfare.
The 2018 CRACK IT Challenges are now live. This year's competition consists of three Challenges identified jointly by the NC3Rs and Sponsors.
We recently sponsored three events as part of the worldwide Pint of Science festival, which brings researchers into local pubs every May to talk about their work.
Adequate reporting is crucial for the transparency and reproducibility of preclinical research, including studies that use animals.
The British Pharmacological Society (BPS) and partner organisations have launched a new curriculum for undergraduate and taught Masters education on the use of research animals. The NC3Rs is pleased to be supporting this cross-sector initiative.
Three awards totalling £219,339 have been made in the 2018 NC3Rs Skills and Knowledge Transfer funding competition.
Today, AstraZeneca has signed a strategic agreement with Emulate, a leading Organ-Chip company, to accelerate the application of these technologies in their drug discovery programmes.
Launching today, the NC3Rs Gateway is a new publication portal on the F1000Research publication platform dedicated to the 3Rs, featuring methodology articles, reviews and source data that describe in detail how the use of animals in research can be
In February 2018, Dr María Duque-Correa, a David Sainsbury Fellow based at the Wellcome Sanger Institute, visited Colombia with a special mission: to ‘hunt’ the parasitic whipworm.
The NC3Rs is once again sponsoring public engagement events around the UK as part of this year's Pint of Science festival.