Articles About Animals in Laboratories

Please see the below articles about Animals in Laboratories from past editions of the AWI Quarterly magazine.

Applications Open for AWI Refinement Grant

AWI is now accepting applications for 2021 Refinement Grants! Every year, AWI awards up to US$10,000 for research projects aimed at developing or testing creative ideas to improve the welfare of animals in research. Projects...

Rats May Relish More Refined Tickling Techniques

A technique that is increasingly used worldwide to improve the welfare of rats in research is rat “tickling”—whereby humans make light, brisk, and vigorous movements with their fingertips on a rat’s neck and abdomen to...

Rodent Training Video Available Online

Camilla Bengtsson and Marie Eriksson, researchers at the RISE Research Institutes of Sweden, have recently gained some international acclaim for their unique approach to handling and training laboratory mice and rats to reduce stress, anxiety...