NORECOPA (Norway’s National Consensus Platform for the advancement of the 3Rs), in collaboration with a team of international lab animal specialists, has developed and tested a Refinement Wiki, with the aim of providing lab animal staff and scientists with a place where they can publish information about refinements to animal experiments.

The Refinement Wiki is available at

NORECOPA hopes that animal carers and technicians will contribute actively, since they are often the pioneers of new refinement methods. 

The wiki is designed to fill the gap between full-scale scientific papers (which require time and money) and the discussions that take place in electronic media but which are not archived. The wiki can only be edited by bona fide members of the lab animal community and associated scientists.