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University Biomedical Services (UBS)



Animal Tissue Database

Designed to facilitate sharing-SEARCH and SEARCHBreast provide scientists with choices when determining the most robust and relevant models to use when studying human disease.

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RSPCA-Research Integrity

‘Research integrity’ is an overarching term relating to the standards to which research is done. It requires every individual to acknowledge their responsibilities as well as being accountable for adhering to legal and ethical principles. 

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Simian Laboratory Europe (Silabe)

Silabe offers a large range of NonHuman Primate bioproducts to academic research institutes and companies in the field of Science and Health.

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StudySwap is a platform hosted on the Center for Open Science’s Open Science Framework site, enables users to post their research “haves” and “needs,” with the goal of helping scientists exchange resources and find suitable collaborators for replication studies.

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Recommended Dose Volumes for Common Laboratory Animals

The goal of this project was to develop and implement a harmonized guideline for ideal and maximum dose volumes for various routes for the most common laboratory animals in biomedical research. 

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ARRIVE (Animal Research: Reporting of In Vivo Experiments) Guidelines

Our ARRIVE (Animal Research: Reporting of In Vivo Experiments) guidelines are intended to improve the reporting of research using animals – maximising information published and minimising unnecessary studies.

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Searching for 3Rs Information - Published Literature Sources

The I3R group produced the first edition of this document in January 2001 to assist researches and information professionals in the pharmaceutical industry.  

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3Rs Reduction

This site provides an interactive short course on experimental design for research scientists working with laboratory animals. The aim is to reduce the number of animals which are used, improve the quality of the science and save time, money and other scientific resources.

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Collaborative Approach to Metanalysis

CAMARADES provides a supporting framework for groups involved in the systematic review and meta-analysis of data.

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

SyRF is a fully integrated online platform for performing systematic reviews of preclinical studies.

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The Design of Animal Experiments

"The Design of Animal Experiments" is intended for all research scientists who use laboratory animals, with the aim of helping them to design their own experiments more effectively.

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