The 3Rs Working Group

The Division of Biomedical Services and associated researchers are actively identifying 3Rs (replacement, refinement and reduction of animals in research) related issues and implementing solutions, these efforts benefit from a co-ordinated approach.

Membership of the group consists of the NC3Rs Regional Programme Manager (Midlands), NVS, NACWOs, NTCOs two animal technologiest and two researchers.  Aims and objectives of the group are:

  • Provide a forum for raising in-house 3Rs related issues and working as a group to find a solution
  • Act as a hub for sharing existing 3Rs approaches from external sources and consider local implementation
  • as an audience for new 3Rs ideas, exploring feasibility and providing support in the validation and evaluation of any initiatives as an audience for new 3Rs ideas, exploring feasibility andproviding support in the validation and evaluation of any initiatives
  • disseminate local 3Rs successes via the externally facing webpages and work closely with the webpage facilitator to ensure that the 3Rs content is contemporary

Visit the webpage for examples of projects within the University that support the 3Rs:

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