PREPARE Guidelines

PREPARE (Planning Research and Experimental Procedures on Animals: Recommendations for Excellence)

In order to reduce waste and increase the reproducibility of animal research the PREPARE guidelines were designed by experts led by the Secretary of Norecopa.

These guidelines are based on knowledge from across the sector; experience obtained from those running animal facilities as well as expertise of researchers and committee members.

The University of Leicester supports the PREPARE guidelines and encourages all researchers to read through the checklist.  The University and Home Office would also recommend the use of the PREPARE checklist for preparing grant applications.

PREPARE Checklist

Further information can be obtained on the Norecopa's website.

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