STEM Inspiration awards open

With awards open to technicians, leaders and employers, could you be one of our winners?The STEM Inspiration awards are a free award scheme, designed to celebrate individuals and organisations working to inspire young people in STEM subjects.  So if you, or your organisation, are involved in inspiring young people in science, technology,...

HEaTED coordinator becomes IST Fellow

Val Gordon, HEaTED's Network Coordinator for Scotland, has been made a Fellow of the Institute of Science & Technology (IST).The Institute of Science and Technology is the professional body for specialist, technical and managerial staff. Fellowship of the IST is the most senior grade available from the IST, and is...

Help your laboratory save thousands

What item of equipment uses ten times the energy of a ULT freezer but is only a sixth of the price? What impact can you have on procurement, best practice and policy? How can you make immediate savings in equipment running costs? These are just some the questions we’re going to help you answer.Lab equipment is expensive and running it even...

Technicians who teach

​Have you ever thought about gaining professional recognition for the support you give to higher education students?The Higher Education Academy (HEA) Fellowships are designed to enable you to gain recognition for the work you are already doing, whatever discipline - from arts to sciences. The Fellowships cover a wide range of experiences too. It...

New scheme aimed at supporting technicians launched

The Technician Commitment launched at the Higher Education Technicians Summit (HETS) at the University of Warwick.HEaTED has been the leading provider of professional development and networks for the technical workforce for almost a decade, working to support and promote the recognition, career development, visibility and...

HEaTED attends S-Lab conference

On 8-9 May 2017, Dr Katherine Forsey, HEaTED Membership and Networks Manager, attended the S-Lab conference.Held at York Racecourse, the S-Lab conference focused on the sustainable design and management of laboratory environments. Key note presentations and hundreds of sessions took place over these two days.Several representatives from HEaTED...

Inspirational festivals across the UK

This summer, forget the wellies - grab your white coat and goggles, and head to a different kind of festival.Pint of Science15-17 May 2017Pint of Science brings some of the most brilliant scientists to your local pub to discuss their latest research and findings with you.Find out moreRoyal Society eventsMay-July 2017Taking...

IST's new register explained

In a new blog, Dr Katherine Forsey explores the new register for arts technicians.The IST's new register broadens the number of technicians who can become professionally registered.  Dr Katherine Forsey,  HEaTED’s Membership and Network Manager, looks at the implications of this new development in her latest blog."Why is this...

Two new institutions join HEaTED

HEaTED are delighted to welcome Cardiff University and Falmouth University to our prestigious list of members.Cardiff UniversityCardiff University opened its doors on 24 October 1883 and was formally established by Royal Charter in 1884. Set in Wales' thriving capital city, Cardiff University was ranked 5th amongst UK universities in the 2014...

What are your training needs?

We're looking for your views to shape the CPD and training we provide - so we can give you what you need.Tell us what you thinkWe're in a time of great change for the UK, and for the higher education sector. It is more important than ever to ensure that there is good access to useful and relevant training opportunities to keep skill levels...


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