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.

Based on experience from across the sector knowledge and experience was obtained from those running animal facility, collaborating with researchers, committee members and those planning their own studies.

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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