About the Journal

RATS is a non-profit, open-access journal with the stated mission of advancing education and training in the fields science, medicine, veterinary medicine, technology, and care of laboratory animals.

RATS is committed to advancing all facets of education and training in laboratory animal research with the goal of enhancing both animal welfare and scientific excellence.

The 3Rs—Replacement, Reduction, and Refinement—are given priority.


Journal Title: RATS

Abbreviation: Rats

ISSN: 2980-3063 (online)

Official/Publication Language: English

First Issue: 2023

Publication Frequency: Two issues per year (June  / December)

Review Process: Double-blind peer review

Access Availability: Full open access

Publication Fees/Charges: No submission and publication fees or page charges

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Vol. 1 No. 2 (2023): Rats
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