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...

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...


Filter by Subject

Filter by Age

Press release

If you would like to contact the organisation regarding any press or media opportunities please email or call 01904 328300.

Contacting us

If you have any ideas for stories and features on the site please email


STEM groups

Join the discussions in our vibrant educational communities, where teachers and technicians share ideas, problems and best practice. 

View some of our popular groups

View all our groups

Interested in setting up a group?

If you are interesting in running a group on the STEM Learning website we can set this up for you and support you in how to lead a group. Please contact us with some details of what you would like the group to do.