Useful links - societies, groups, organisations and journals


Institute of Animal Technology (IAT)
Laboratory Animal Veterinary Association (LAVA)
Laboratory Animal Science Association (LASA)

User groups:

Compmed international discussion forum, run by AALAS
Laboratory Animal Refinement Forum (LAREF), run by AWI

3Rs Centres:

UK National Centre for the 3Rs (NC3Rs)
Finnish National Consensus Platform for Alternatives (FINCOPA)
Norwegian consensus platform for the replacement, reduction and refinement of animal experiments (NORECOPA)
The 3R Foundation, Switzerland

3Rs resource hubs:

Education & Training Resources in In-Vivo Sciences (ETRIS)
Animal Welfare Institute Enrichment and Refinement Databases


Alternatives to Laboratory Animals (ATLA)
Applied Animal Behavior Science
Animal Technology and Welfare
Animal Welfare
Journal of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (JAALAS)
Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science
Lab Animal and Lab Animal Europe
Laboratory Animals
Physiology and Behavior

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