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With the support of CSED, Liz Rix and Judith Mayne, SCI, have established the UEA Technicians' Forum with the aim of uniting technicians at UEA.  There are regular formal and informal events based around areas of interest to UEA technicians and what they feel is important.  Keep watching this webpage for updates.  If you don't already receive Forum emails and would like to please contact Liz Rix.

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Technicians' Forum Early Summer Event - 27 June 2018

To celebrate UEA signing up to the Technician Commitment, we are running an Early Summer Event on Wednesday 27 June 2018, 12.30-13.30.  The focus is on Technician Visibility and we have the UEA Lead, Professor Sarah Barrow, with us to talk about the Commitment.

The venue is the Art Room in the Lawrence Stenhouse Building (LSB 01.18) at UEA.  For catering purposes please let us know if you intend coming by completing this online form.

IST Annual Technical Conference 2018

Technicians may be interested in this conference which takes place in the Crowne Plaza, Newcastle, on Thursday 20th September 2018, from 10.00 to 16.30.  The 'early bird' fee for non-IST members is £58.  For details click here.  CSED may be able to help with the fee - contact Amanda Giles, Head of CSED, on amanda.giles@uea.ac.uk 

UEA signs up to the Technician Commitment!

This is a significant step and good news for all technicians at UEA.  You can read the Press Release here.  UEA has signed up to the Technician Commitment and Sarah Barrow is to take the lead.  The initial focus will be on Visibility of technicians at UEA.

Recent Events and Photos

National Technician Development Centre

Based in Sheffield, the National Technician Development Centre for Higher Education will tackle the shortage of specialist technical skills in the Higher Education sector.  Visit the website

Technicians' Forum Committee

The committee was set up to guide the Forum and make it into something that will be relevant and helpful to all technicians at UEA.
Click to see the list of Committee members

HEaTED Magazine

After two editions, HEaTED Magazine is now in an online format here.

National Centre for Professional Technicians

Click for recent articles.

Higher Education Technicians Summit 2017 (HETS

UEA Technicians' Forum features in Institute of Science and Technology (IST) Newsletter!

View the IST Autumn 2016 Newsletter

HEaTED Membership

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