With the support of CSED, Liz Rix and Judith Mayne, both from SCI, are reviving the technicians network at the University, to be known as UEA Technicians' Forum. The aim of the network is to unite technicians at UEA to bring together the diverse technical roles that are spread far and wide across the campus. There will be regular events with topics based around areas of interest to UEA technicians and what they feel is important. These topics could be informative such as; professional registration, CPD, skills sharing, mentoring and coaching etc, or purely social events. It is the intention to link to other technician networks, to enable UEA technical staff to benefit from activities around the country.
Technicians' Forum Meetings
The next meeting of the Technicians' Forum will take place in Summer 2017 - the date will be given on this webpage and emailed to technicians at UEA.
You can view photos and details of past meetings here:
HEaTED Network Event
From a Different Angle…..Celebrating the diversity of technical careers in STEM
Wednesday 12th July, 10.15 - 15.30
Stafford Cripps, Cranfield University. For directions, click here.
This Regional Event is suitable for anyone who has a role in a technical environment in STEM. The programme aims to inspire participants with the ideas and knowledge to consider the diversity of career routes of technical staff in STEM subjects. This one day event will focus on the differing career paths for technicians and will also include tours of the facilities managed and maintained by Cranfield University Technicians.
Open to all technical staff - booking is essential for this is a free event See the link for a full programme and booking details.
Technicians' Forum Committee!
We are intending forming a committee to guide the Forum and make it into something that will be relevant and helpful to all technicians at UEA - if you are interested please contact Liz Rix, Judith Mayne or Steve Oldfield.
The latest HEaTED Magazine is available here.
National Centre for Professional Technicians
Higher Education Technicians Summit 2017 (HETS 2017)
The University of Warwick will host the UK’s Higher Education Technicians Summit 2017 (HETS 2017) on 31 May 2017, in partnership with Midlands Innovation and the Science Council. HETS 2017 promotes a professional identity for technical staff in higher education and beyond. Registration for the event is free and includes lunch. Due to limited spaces, early registration is highly recommended.
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UEA Technicians' Forum features in Institute of Science and Technology (IST) Newsletter!
As part of this initiative, CSED has funded membership of HEaTED (Higher Education and Technicians Educational Development) for UEA. Technicians at UEA can now make use of this valuable source of training and development opportunities. Click for more
TechNet Forum (Sheffield)
Links are also being forged with TechNet, the technicians' network at the University of Sheffield established in 2014. Click for more