Below are short, instructional video clips available to download from Vimeo for use in staff

Improving the quality of animal research with the EDA

Two new papers, published today and yesterday in Nature Methods and PLOS Biology describe the Experimental Design Assistant (EDA), a free-to-use, onli...

Dr Eleanor Humphrey

Eleanor supports our CRACK IT Solutions programme and is a member of the Innovation and Translation Group.


MRes, Biomedical Research
​Imperial College London, 2013-2014​

MSci, Joint Honours Biology and Chemistry
Durham University, 2008-2012


3Rs prize sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline


Below are some tips for rolling out the refined handling techniques in your facility, based on successful implementation by others.

New Solution: Improving animal welfare using the Animal Welfare Assessment Grid

Assessment of animal welfare is essential, not only to meet legislative requirements for review of severity but also to identify areas where the exp...

2017 Challenges Competition is now open-Invitation to Tender

The 2017 CRACK IT Challenges were launched on 7 September at an event in central London where Challenge Sponsors presented their Challenges to potenti...

The Rodent Big Brother project: we CRACKed IT

A new paper, published today in PLOS ONE describes an automated home cage monitoring system for rats developed through the NC3Rs CRACK IT open innovat...

Applying for early career awards

Our Training Fellowship scheme is now open for applications, submission date: 12 September. Designed to support the development of promising early car...

NC3Rs Summer School 2017

The University of Nottingham hosted the fifth annual NC3Rs Summer School over two and a half days in late July. Sixteen NC3Rs-funded PhD students from...


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