AS-ET Bursary Competition to attend AST2020

The Animals in Science Education Trust is pleased to announce the sixth bursary competition to attend AST2020, the joint IAT, LASA & LAVA conference in March 2020.


The intention of the bursary is to encourage junior animal technical staff to extend their knowledge and experience by attending the largest animal technology meeting in the UK.


Applications are invited from animal technical staff, based in the UK or the Republic of Ireland, who were awarded the IAT Level 2 Diploma in Laboratory Animal Science and Technology since 2017.


The successful applicant will be selected on the basis of a 1000 word essay on the following:


Outline the responsibilities of the Named Animal Care and Welfare Officer in a facility licensed under the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 (as amended 2012) or the EU directive 2010/63/EU. Discuss the ways in which you can assist the NACWO in ensuring the welfare of the animals in your care.


The essays must be received by AS-ET by 19th October 2019. They should be submitted using the online form below.


Please click here to see the full conditions and guidance