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:
12th April 2021
Undercover footage at the Laboratory of Vivotecnia by Cruelty Free International
The Institute of Animal Technology has issued a statement on the undercover footage taken by Cruelty Free International at the laboratory of Vivotecnia.
Let's Talk Happy Holidays
The Covid-19 pandemic continues to impact on personal lives and work environments and during this unprecedented time we need unprecedented coping strategies and solutions. Media coverage is often negative and anxiety around the future can often be overwhelming. Resilience and adaptability seem to be the new normal in overcoming every day challenges.
21st May 2020
RSB Launches New Policy Resource Library for the Biosciences
The RSB has launched a free, innovative new library of policy resources for the biosciences, providing easy search and access to more than 800 published documents.
The RSB Policy Resource Library provides free, unrestricted access to bioscience policy statements, briefings, comments, consultation responses reviews and more, published by the RSB and Member Organisations.
The Library is intended to be a first port of call for anyone wishing to research bioscience and education policy work published by specialist and learned societies, and is the result of a multi-year design and development project run in-house by the policy team at the RSB.
The library can be accessed online through the RSB's mySociety portal and is available to members and non-members.
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
27th January 2021
Robin Lovell-Badge receives public service award for contributions to science policy
The International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) has awarded Francis Crick Institute group leader Robin Lovell-Badge its 2021 Public Service Award in recognition of his contributions to policy surrounding embryo and stem cell research and clinical practice
12th August 2020
AWERB - A review of lessons learned from Covid-19
A joint working group have produced a document designed to aid AWERB review of lessons learned from the Covid-19 experience.
4th May 2021
Professor Carole Mundell Appointed as Science Council President
The Science Council is pleased to announce the election of Professor Carole Mundell as the Science Council President.
Professor Carole Mundell is a world-leading astrophysicist, science diplomat and vocal advocate for diversity in science.
4th December 2020
Technician Commitment 2021 Collaboration Fund
The new Technician Commitment Collaboration Fund launches from 7th December 2020, funding projects to support the sustainability, recognition, development & visibility of the technical workforce.
10th August 2020
COVID19: The Impact on Technicians in UK Higher Education & Research
A collaborative team consisting of the Technician Commitment, Science Council, Institute of Physics, Royal Society of Biology, Royal Society of Chemistry, Wellcome and the Research England funded Midlands Innovation TALENT programme undertook a national survey in order to understand the impact of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) on the technical workforce in higher education and research. Over 1300 responses were collected from technicians across 99 universities and research institutes from all four nations of the UK.