Recent News


6th June 2022


The FELASA Meeting will be held in France from 13th to 16th June 2022.

This year the meeting will be hybrid so if you are unable to attend then you can register to access the virtual conference.

Please visit the FELASA 2022 website for more details

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6th September 2021

Changes are coming to CPD

Following the introduction of the new IAT database, mySociety, we have reviewed the IAT CPD system..

Find out more here

Changes to CPD

How to Access mySociety

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18th June 2021

The IAT Supports the Animals in Science - Education trust

The IAT are delighted to be long standing supporters of AS-ET.​

The charity provides charity funding to technicians for education. Please visit their website at the link below.

See our Certificate of Support here


18th March 2022

IAT Statement

The invasion of Ukraine by the Russian State is a truly shocking event, which has upturned the lives of millions of people.

To show our support, the Branches of the IAT, AS-ET & Council will be donating the proceeds of the Congress Branch raffle to the Ukraine Humanitarian effort.


18th August 2021

IAT Receives response from Science Minister

The IAT recently wrote to the Science Minister to seek clarification on Animal Technician status in relation to the Critical Worker list.

Below are the responses from the government.

ASRU response

Science Minister response


23rd December 2021

Robin Lovell-Badge receives the 2022 Genetics Society Medal

The award recognises Robin's research into sex determination and gonad development, including the discovery of transcription factors that have critical roles in development, adults stem cells and several human disorders


29th June 2021

ASRU Publish Change Programme Documents

The Animals in Science Regulation Unit (ASRU) have today published supporting documents relating to the operational changes commencing this week. Please find below the documents published to date:


PEL Holder Meeting 9th June

PEL Holder Meeting 23rd June

ASRU Bridging Ways of Working

Regulatory Advice Enquiry Form