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Focus and facts on the 3Rs

The Swedish 3Rs have a page with lots of multimedia resources on the 3Rs including articles, films, and interviews

The NC3Rs Macaque Website

Information and practical guidance on the natural history and behaviour of macaques, their care and management in captivity, and ways to assess their welfare.

The Interspecies Database

The Interspecies Database helps researchers to make an optimal choice of species and strain of the animal model, which is essential for efficient extrapolation of animal data to humans or other animals.

Identifying obstacles preventing the uptake of tunnel handling methods for laboratory mice: An international thematic survey

A research article published in PLOS ONE which included an international online survey targeting individuals that work with and/or conduct research using laboratory mice. The survey aimed to identify the handling methods currently being used, and to determine common obstacles that may be preventing the wider uptake of non-aversive handling.

Changing mouse handling practice at a university establishment - blog post

In this NC3Rs blog post, the University of Glasgow’s Named Training and Competency Officer shares her experience of implementing refined mouse handling across the institution.

IAT Journal - Animal Technology & Welfare (ATW)

Official Journal of The Institute of Animal Technology and European Federation of Animal Technologists. ATW publishes peer-reviewed articles allied to animal science and technology, management and education.

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Norecopa - Norway's online 3R centre

Norecopa is Norway's 3R centre and National Consensus Platform for the Replacement, Reduction and Refinement of animal experiments.

3Rs Database
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NC3Rs introductory training video on the 3Rs

This 18 minute video presentation has been created by NC3Rs to serve as a foundation for this understanding, and to encourage scientists and animal technicians to consider and implement the 3Rs throughout their careers.

Inventory of 3Rs Knowledge Sources

A detailed inventory - compiled by JRC scientists - of 800 knowledge sources relevant to the Replacement, Reduction and Refinement (Three Rs) of animal procedures used for scientific purposes.

EURL ECVAM Search Guide

A guide to searching for information relating to alternative methods and 3Rs. It provides search principles and procedures, suggested search terms and user guidance together with an inventory of relevant information resources.

NC3Rs Webinar: 3Rs advice for project licence applicants

A webinar and support web page provided by NC3Rs focussing on 3Rs advice for project licence applicants.

Advice from the NC3Rs on the housing and husbandry of dogs

This page on the NC3Rs website provides advice on the housing of laboratory dogs, tools for their welfare assessment, and suggestions for refinement of procedures used in safety assessment studies.

3Rs News from the NC3Rs

Visit nc3rs.org.uk for news and updates on the 3Rs in the UK

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PIL Course Training

Visit www.researchanimaltraining.com for lab animal technician and researcher online training

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