International NC3Rs Prize

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International NC3Rs Prize

Contributor: Kristie Sullivan, PCRM

From the UK National Centre for the 3Rs Website:

“The international NC3Rs Prize is awarded to highlight an outstanding original contribution to scientific and technological advances in the 3Rs in medical, biological or veterinary sciences published within the last three years. The prize is part of our commitment to recognise and reward high quality research which has an impact on the use of animals in the life sciences. Scientists outside the UK are eligible.

The prize consists of a grant of £18k, plus a personal award of £2k. Highly-commended entries receive a £4k grant and £1k personal award.
The 2015 competition is now open for applications. Completed nomination forms must be emailed to by the deadline of 4pm, Thursday 19 November 2015.”

For further information on the 3Rs Prize, please contact or visit the NC3Rs web site: