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NC3Rs: National Centre for Three Rs, UK

A mainly government funded body which provides input to the UK’s Three Rs agenda, carries out research and provides funds for Three R research. 

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EURL ECVAM Tracking System on Alternative Methods Towards Regulatory Acceptance (TSAR)

TSAR is a tool aimed at providing a transparent view on the status of alternative methods as they progress from purely scientific protocols submitted for eventual validation to being actively used in a regulatory context. This tracking system intends to cover all steps, from the initial submission for validation until final adoption by inclusion in the EU legislation and/or related Guidance Documents, when appropriate.   

Topic: Portals and Websites

Animal Welfare Information Centre (AWIC)

The Animal Welfare Information Center (AWIC) is is part of the US Department of Agriculture. It is mandated by the Animal Welfare Act (AWA) to provide information for improved animal care and use in research, testing, teaching, and exhibition.

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UC Davis Centre for Animal Alternatives Information

The UC Davis Centre places special emphasis on disseminating up-to-date information concerning animal alternatives through every level of public and private education. It also seeks to provide investigators who use animals with information on the most current methods for improving all aspects of animal care during their work. 

Topic: Portals and Websites

ALTWEB-Alternatives to Animal Testing

This Website was created to serve as a gateway to alternatives news, information, and resources on the Internet and beyond. Altweb hosts the journal ALTEX: Alternatives to Animal Experimentation, which is the official publication of the Johns Hopkins Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing (CAAT).

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ICLAS

ICLAS is an international scientific organization dedicated to advancing human and animal health by promoting the ethical  care and use of laboratory animals in research worldwide.

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Bibliography on Alternatives to Animal Testing (Altbib)

Bibliography on Alternatives to Animal Testing (Altbib), is a resource portal for Alternatives to the Use of Live Vertebrates in Biomedical Research and Testing hosted by Specialized Information Services of US National Library of Medicine.

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Understanding Animal Research

Understanding Animal Research aim to provide all you want to know about animal research, whether you are a concerned member of the public or have a special interest.

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CAAT-Europe (Centre of Alternatives to Animal Testing)

CAAT is an academic, science based centre within the John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in the USA and the University of Konstanz in Germany which is  dedicated to the promotion of research intoin vitro and other alternative techniques, Three Rs education and information.

Topic: Portals and Websites

Welcome to the Node

Welcome to the Node: the community site for and by developmental biologists. The Node is a place for you to share news from the developmental biology community, to discuss relevant topics or just see what’s new. And you can do more than reading – we are a community site, so anyone can post on the Node after creating an account. The Node is run by the journal Development and its publisher, The Company of Biologists. We get around 20,000 visitors per month, and typically publish one post per day.

 

Topic: Portals and Websites

CCAC- Canadian Council on Animal Care

CCAC promotes the application of Three Rs in Canada. Through a website it provides the latest information on the Three Rs,   a search tool and a search guide. 

Topic: Portals and Websites

Fund for the Replacement of Animals in Medical Experiments (FRAME)

FRAME is dedicated to the development of new and valid methods that will replace the need for laboratory animals in medical and scientific research, education, and testing. Where the use of animals is currently necessary, FRAME supports the reduction of numbers involved to an unavoidable minimum and refinement of experimental procedures to minimise any suffering caused. The E-learning resource of FRAME has been set up to provide teachers, school children, students and general supporters with information about the different areas of animal experimentation and with specific resources as to how it can be reduced, refined or replaced. 

Topic: Portals and Websites

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