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Global List of Guidelines

The website is maintained by Norecopa. It covers all Three Rs, is in English and free of charge.  

Topic: Other Resources

Classic Audiovisual Database-Norina

The Classic AVs database complements NORINA by providing information on audiovisual products produced some years ago, using technology which has been surpassed by modern digital techniques. We offer this collection for those who wish to continue to use classic technology.

Topic: Search tools and databases

Guidelines On the Care and Use of Fish in Research

The website is maintained by Norecopa. It covers all Three Rs, is in English and free of charge.  

Topic: Other Resources

EU 3Rs databases

EU 3Rs databases-The protection and welfare of animals is an area covered by a wide range of EU legislation. This includes the protection of wildlife, zoo animals, farm animals, animals in transport and animals used for scientific purposes. Animal studies, whether for the development or production of new medicines, for physiological studies, for studying environmental effects or for the testing of chemicals or new food additives, has to be carried out in compliance with EU legislation. 

Topic: Search tools and databases

NC3Rs Experimental Design Assistant

Welcome to the Experimental Design Assistant, a free resource from the NC3Rs to support researchers in the planning of animal experiments - ensuring robust study design and reliable and reproducible findings.

The EDA consists of a web application and a supporting website; benefits include:
•The ability to build a stepwise visual representation of your experiment
•Feedback and advice on your experimental plan 
•Dedicated support for randomisation, blinding and sample size calculation
•Practical information to improve knowledge of experimental design
•Improved transparency of your experimental design, allowing you to share and discuss your plan with colleagues and collaborators

Topic: Search tools and databases

Guidelines for "Good Scientific Practice"

These reccomendations are provided by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft  and are available in English. They may apply for a Three R information retrieval and the way, the retrieved information is processed and discussed in the project applications (to safeguard transparency, etc.).  

Topic: Other Resources

UKCRC Tissue Directory and Coordination Centre

 Find Human tissue samples online using the UKCRC Tissue Directory.

Topic: Search tools and databases

3Rs Searches and Microsite-Canadian

This section of the Three Rs microsite provides useful links and information to help visitors easily find a wide range of resources.

Topic: Search tools and databases

The Macaque Website

The Macaque Website is a free resource for everyone who works with, or is interested in, laboratory macaques: animal care staff and technicians, facility managers, veterinarians, researchers, students, policy makers and IACUC/AWERB members. Developed by the UK’s National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement and Reduction of Animals in Research (NC3Rs), this site provides referenced information and practical guidance on the natural history and behaviour of macaques, their care and management in captivity, and ways to assess their welfare.

Topic: Other Resources

NIH LINCS Project

By generating and making public data that indicates how cells respond to various genetic and environmental stressors, the LINCS project will help us gain a more detailed understanding of cell pathways and aid efforts to develop therapies.

Topic: Search tools and databases

Zika Experimental Science Team (ZEST)

Welcome to the Zika experimental science team (ZEST) data portal. Given the urgency of the ongoing Zika virus epidemic, we are making our study results available in real-time. Each study and its available data are shown.

Topic: Search tools and databases

Procedures With Care

Procedures with Care Website by Newcastle University, NC3Rs and IAT, provides a series of resources to support the adoption of best practice for commonly used procedures in animal research. The focus is on rats and mice but further material will be added to expand the range of techniques and species in the future.   

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