As part of a series called Frontiers for Young Minds, Rachel Tanner has written an educational resource for kids about animal research called The 3Rs: What are Medical Scientists Doing about Animal Testing?
Free online self-paced courses offered by The Jackson Laboratory.
Understanding Animal Research have released their Lab Animal Tour, a ‘street view’ into four animal research facilities in the UK. This digital tour allows users to move around the University of Bristol, University of Oxford, Mary Lyon Centre at the MRC Harwell, and The Pirbright Institute, providing the viewer with 360 degree vision of animal rooms and surgical suites.
The ALURES Statistical EU Database offers free access to all interested in obtaining more information on animal use in the EU.
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.
A Culture of Care Regarding Blood Sampling Poster developed by Nicholas Kaye, BRF Research Scientist, The Francis Crick Institute, London, UK.
A publicly-available resource which is invaluable in disseminating good practice through the animal research community, and complements other training and competency resources.
A great introduction to how GM models are created and the basics of genetics for breeding.
MGI is the international database resource for the laboratory mouse, providing integrated genetic, genomic, and biological data to facilitate the study of human health and disease.