BVS oversees the care and welfare of animals used in biomedical research at the University of Edinburgh. Our team of Named Vets works closely with researchers and animal technicians to advise on animal health, welfare, and models used in research. They also ensure that all work is compliant with relevant legislation and adheres to the principles of the 3Rs (refinement/ replacement/ reduction).
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Organisation aims & mission
BVS is dedicated to providing an excellent service that prioritises animal welfare whilst supporting our world-leading research.
Compliance with care.
We have a strong culture of Openness about our work. More information can be found on our public website.