Institute of Animal Technology

Knowledge Source Identification
Knowledge source name Institute of Animal Technology
Abbreviated name IAT
Owner/Developer Institute of Animal Technology
Abbreviated owner IAT
Country United Kingdom
Languages English
Contact email
Description Founded in 1950, the IAT is the foremost professional body in the field of Animal Technology. Our purpose is to advance knowledge and promote excellence in the care and welfare of animals in science and to enhance the standards and status of those professionally engaged in the care, welfare and use of animals in science. Our members have expertise across all aspects of animal welfare and technology and we actively support the three R's – Refinement, Reduction & Replacement. We continually strive to advance and promote excellence in technology and the practice of laboratory animal care and welfare through advice, guidance and initiatives such as the IAT Career Pathway.
Knowledge Source Category
Category Organization
Sub categories Non-Governmental Organization, Services
Knowledge Dissemination and Sharing
Dissemination channel Website, Audio / Video, Social media, Professional online network
Targeted audience (specified/objective analysis) Scientists, Researchers
Knowledge Characterization
3Rs relevance Refinement
Purpose Animal welfare, Education and training, Documentation and information
Technology/Tools Animal testing (in vivo)