Science Council offers chance to win tickets to New Scientist Live

Enter the competition by 18 September and you could be in with the chance to win free tickets to New Scientist Live.Running from 22–25 September 2016 at ExCeL in London, New Scientist Live is a festival of ideas and discovery. Showcasing the "biggest, best and most provocative science", New Scientist Live will feature four zones, covering:Brain...

Are we as staff development practitioners fit for the future?

This is the question that will be explored at the SDF National Conference 2016.Taking place on 9-10 November 2016, and organised by the Staff Development Forum, this conference will concentrate on the impact that learning and development is having already and will identify what impact this can have in the future.Throughout this conference, there...

HEaTED heads to the farm

Anthony Jones, HEaTED West Midlands Network Coordinator and Scientific Facilities and Technical Support Manager, School of Biosciences Late June saw the latest HEaTED West Midlands network event take place, this time we were hosted by Harper Adams University in the beautiful Shropshire country side.Colleagues from across the...

Coffee and questioning at Leeds College of Arts

Daniel Jagger, Senior Technical Officer, Cambridge School of Art, Anglia Ruskin UniversityI’m not a morning person and waking for my trip to Leeds for the National Network of Arts Technicians (NNATs) event on 15 June 2016 seemed overwhelming, as I rushed to make the 6am train to take me there. However, this feeling soon subsided on my arrival at...

Royal Society summer exhibition

Looking for to be inspired this summer? From mosquitoes to antimatter, surgical robots to diamonds - the Royal Society's exhibition has something for everyone.The Royal Society's annual science exhibition will be running between 5-10 July at the Society's head quarters in London, and will explore cutting edge science and state of the art...

Last chance to win £100 of Amazon vouchers

Are you professionally registered? If you let us know you could be in luck…HEaTED are looking to find out more about our membership. If you are professionally registered, let us know by updating your profile on our new website and you will be automatically entered in a prize draw to win £100 of Amazon vouchers.If you haven't yet registered on the...

HEaTED host Technicians Make it Happen exhibition

HEaTED are delighted to be hosting the Technicians Make it Happen exhibition at our base at the National STEM Learning Centre in York.The Technicians Make it Happen campaign is seeking to challenge outdated notions of who our nation’s technicians are and what they do. The exhibition explores the crucial role technicians play across society...

Productivity, diversity and transition

HEaTED London and south east, Kings College London, Wednesday 25 May 2016After the very successful regional network event at Imperial College, it was the turn of Kings College London to play host. We had a very good turn out with 80 delegates attending, speaking and leading tours. Due to the numbers, we had to reschedule the...

Building HEaTED's network in Cambridge

Helen Charlwood, Regional Network CoordinatorOn 20 April, after a year-long hiatus, it was time to re-launch HEaTED's East of England regional network. Gathering at Anglia Ruskin’s Cambridge Campus a small but enthusiastic group of ‘old hands’ – those who have been part of the network since the beginning in 2011 – and new faces from institutions...

UK universities set to offer degree credits online for the first time

Leading UK universities have teamed up with FutureLearn to offer degree credits, valuable professional qualifications and CPD accreditation through MOOCs (massive open online courses).FutureLearn, the social learning platform owned by The Open University, has announced today that learners will be able to use its MOOCs to earn academic course...


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