IOP Technician Award – nominate now

The nominations are now open for the IOP Technician Award. Visit the awards platform to nominate yourself or a colleague. The deadline for nominations is 14 June 2019.The IOP Technician Award recognises and celebrates the skills and experience of technicians and their contribution to physics. With the aim of raising the professional...

Definition of 'technician' in higher education: a suggestion

The definition of 'technician' across Higher Education (HE) has been ambiguous, varied and leads to misunderstanding within organisations, especially when identifying the workforce by human resources.Importantly, it can lead to a lack of technician community identity, recognition and cohesion. The Technician Commitment initiative has become a...

Issue 5 of HEaTED magazine now live on the website

Issue 5 of the HEaTED magazine is now live on our website – and the printed copies are already being delivered up and down the country.HEaTED magazine showcases the views and experiences of technicians across the UK, as well as exploring the latest news in the sector. In this issue, we talk to two apprentices about life as an apprentice, consider...

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...

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...

New blog explores similarities between arts and science technicians

Andrew Kent, one of HEaTED's regional coordinators, unpicks the similarities between arts and science technicians in his latest blog.Are arts and science technicians really so different? Not according to Andrew Kent from the University of Plymouth:"In short the similarities between arts and science technicians completely outweigh the...

Could you be our next coordinator?

HEaTED are looking to recruit a HEaTED Northern Network Coordinator. Could it be you?Extended deadline - apply today!Following a recent restructure of the HEaTED network, a vacancy has arisen for a coordinator within the northern region. This region brings together the North West, North East and Yorkshire.Your role would be to help us...

HEaTED's grand tour

HEaTED are committed to your professional development and being there for you on every step of your professional journey. There are a lot of changes in our sector at the moment and 2017 will see big steps forward in our mission for greater recognition, visibility, career development and sustainability of the technical workforce. Keep up-...

HEaTED's latest magazine is here!

The spring/summer edition is winging it's way to institutions across the UK.Want to make sure you receive a copy? Come along to one of our network events, where each participant will get a free copy - or if you can't wait you can download the online version of our magazine.Featuring items on the Institution of Science & Technology (IST)'s new...


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