SRF policy on use of animals in research
The Society for Reproduction and Fertility policy on the use of animals in research
Therefore, the SRF expects all Society funded research conducted on live animals to:
- be performed in accordance with local institutional ethical approval,
- be performed in accordance with national regulatory guidance (e.g. UK Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act, 1996; European Directive 2010/63 on the Protection of Animals in Scientific Experimentation),
- adhere to the Replacement, Refinement & Reduction of Animals in Research (NC3Rs) ARRIVE guidelines (download at https://www.nc3rs.org.uk/arrive-guidelines).