Technicians make it happen exhibition

The Technicians make it happen campaign, commissioned by The Gatsby Charitable Foundation, seeks to challenge outdated notions of who our nation’s technicians are and what they do. Through photography, painting, video and artefacts, they will explore the crucial role technicians play across society and the rich, intriguing diversity of the...

Upcoming technical conferences

Conferences can be a great way of networking with technicians from across the UK. Join HEaTED at a selection of exciting conferences, coming up soon across the UK.The Effective Laboratory: Scotland, 1 March 2016UBMA conference 2016, University of Exeter, 7 April 2016IAS, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, 7 April 2016Technical Services Conference...

Exeter announces technical services conference

After the success of lasts year’s inaugural Technical Services Conference, the University of Exeter is proud to announce it will be hosting a second Technical Services Conference on 6 July 2016 on the Penryn Campus in Cornwall.  This year’s conference theme is: 'Getting to know your service; one year on from the transformation. How can we...

Newcastle University celebration day for technical staff

Newcastle University today celebrated the important role their technicians play in research and delivering an excellent learning experience for students.Last year the University was awarded Employer Champion status by the Science Council, in recognition of the investment they are making to support technical staff through becoming...

Sheffield launches new centre for technicians in higher education

The University of Sheffield has announced the launch of The National Centre for Technical Development and Modernisation. The centre has been created in partnership with the Institute of Science and Technology, the professional body for technical, managerial and specialist staff.This new national centre will work to provide a national framework for...

Recruitment of new HEaTED East Midlands regional network coordinator

You may be aware that, sadly, Amrat Khorana is standing down as HEaTED Regional Network Coordinator after almost two years in the role. HEaTED is very grateful for the work Amrat has done to develop the network of technical staff in the East Midlands. The region has gone from strength to strength, with a host of exciting events and regular...

HEaTED Black Friday offer

Special offer!We’re offering 10% off HEaTED-run courses from today until the 31 January 2016.All courses offered and run by HEaTED will have the price reduced by 10% – book now to take advantage of our offer. This offer applies to all scheduled courses – we currently have courses scheduled by HEaTED up until March 2016 with more coming soon....

New activity providers needed – can you help?

We’re currently looking for some new CPD activity providers to deliver a number of our courses. Do you yourself, or do you know of anyone who delivers training in these areas? Would you be willing to work with us to deliver these courses to our members?Research fluorescence microscopesThis course is for those who have a fluorescence microscope in...

IST announces Helen Sharman OBE as new President

The Institute of Science & Technology has just announced the appointment of Dr Helen Sharman OBE as their new President. Helen will bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the IST team and to the technical community at large. Helen started her career with a degree in chemistry from the University of Sheffield before working in industry...

BBSRC survey of non-faculty researchers and technicians

BBSRC is seeking your help in gathering both information and views from non-faculty researchers performing essential research and research support roles. These staff are involved in activities such as (but not restricted to):operation and development of instrumentationsupport for and development of softwaresupport for data analysis, curation and...


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