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    RSPCA Animals in Science Department 3Rs & ethics survey
    by The Learning Curve - Wednesday, May 19, 2021, 10:52 AM

    Information sources about the 3Rs and practical ethics

    The RSPCA Animals in Science Department works to implement the 3Rs (Replacement, Reduction and Refinement) and facilitate effective ethical review of animal use.

    We are conducting this short, UK-based survey to ask where scientists, animal ...
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    World Day for Animals in Laboratories 2021
    by The Learning Curve - Friday, April 23, 2021, 8:43 AM

    Saturday (24 April) is 'World Day for Animals in Laboratories. To mark the occasion the RSPCA Animal in Science team is highlighting some of the things they've done to help lab animals over the past 12 months. You can read their blog here https://www.rspca.org.uk/-/blog-four-big-ways-we-re-helping-lab-animals

    Image acknowledgment Understanding Animal Research

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    NC3Rs webinar: Rat playpens for improved welfare
    by The Learning Curve - Tuesday, April 20, 2021, 2:37 PM

    NC3Rs free webinar focusing on the welfare benefits of playpens for laboratory rats Wednesday 05 May 2021 15:00 to 15:45 #3Rs #Refinement Register here https://nc3rs.org.uk/events/nc3rs-webinar-rat-playpens-improved-welfare
    The webinar will be relevant for anyone involved in the care of laboratory rats. There will be a short presentation, followed by a Q&A session

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    Focus on Fish - Practical refinements for fishes in research and testing
    by The Learning Curve - Tuesday, March 2, 2021, 12:11 PM

    The use of fishes in research and testing is rapidly increasing globally, and there is now widening recognition of the need to minimise harms and improve welfare. This RSPCA-led online event brings together experts from academia and industry to share cutting-edge knowledge and approaches to refining fish use, enhancing both animal welfare and translatability. A great resource to put to use for IAT assignments - watch on-demand here 

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    Efficient management of genetically altered mouse colonies webinar
    by The Learning Curve - Monday, February 8, 2021, 2:25 PM

    Register now for NC3Rs free joint webinar with the Mary Lyon Centre @MRCHarwell
    on Monday 1 March, which will explore best practice for managing genetically altered mouse colonies efficiently so you can get the most out of the minimum number of animals. The target audience includes anyone who ...

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