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1 January 1970

Posted by: Richard Scrase

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Record amount awarded for research to reduce animal experiments

The NC3Rs has today announced 21 new grants totalling £5.1 million for research to replace, reduce and refine the use of animals in science – referred to as 'the 3Rs’.
The NC3Rs has today announced 21 new grants totalling £5.1 million for research to replace, reduce and refine the use of animals in science – referred to as 'the 3Rs’. This is the… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/animal-welfare-alternatives/record-amount-awarded-for-research-to-reduce-animal-experiments/

The making of 'A day in the life of an animal technologist'

We have wanted to film in an animal facility for some time.
We have wanted to film in an animal facility for some time. Not least to have some video material that puts the record straight about the way animals involved in research are… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/the-making-of-a-day-in-the-life-of-an-animal-technologist/

#WW award for NC3Rs review

Our Wedneday Winner today is the NC3Rs for producing a really clear, accessible and comprehensive review of the work it funds.
Our Wedneday Winner today is the NC3Rs for producing a really clear, accessible and comprehensive review of the work it funds. Packed with 14 interesting case studies, this is a… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/animal-welfare-alternatives/ww-award-for-nc3rs-review/

How much effort on alternatives? The answer is a lot

Our attention was drawn this week to a relatively new European initiative called AXLR8, a consortium which aims to accelerate progress in developing alternatives to animals for safety testing.
Our attention was drawn this week to a relatively new European initiative called AXLR8, a consortium which aims to accelerate progress in developing alternatives to animals for… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/animal-welfare-alternatives/how-much-effort-on-alternatives-the-answer-is-a-lot/

Shellfish toxin testing

The recently published Annual report (2009) of the Animals Scientific Procedures Inspectorate and Division highlights progress towards suitable alternatives to replace the use of mice in the testing for toxins in shellfish.
The recently published Annual report (2009) of the Animals Scientific Procedures Inspectorate and Division highlights progress towards suitable alternatives to replace the use of… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/animal-welfare-alternatives/shellfish-toxin-testing/

What R you watching? An interactive resource for schools

What R you watching? our latest online interactive educational resource, is now live on the UAR site.
What R you watching? our latest online interactive educational resource, is now live on the UAR site. The activity helps explain the concepts behind the 3Rs of replacement,… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/schools-education/what-r-you-watching-an-interactive-resource-for-schools/

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