Professional Registration Case Study - Registered Scientist (RSci)

/media/universityofexeter/technicalservices/images/web_Daniela_Farina_RSci_feat_218x115.jpgThe award of professional registration is a significant milestone for any technician. It signifies that you have verified knowledge, understanding and competence in your scientific area.
Professional registration shows you are committed to continually update your skills and knowledge, keeping up to date with the latest technology and techniques.

Read what Daniela Farina RSci has to say about professional registration here.


Winner of the Technical Services logo competition

TSC Logo 2016We are delighted to announce that the winner of the technical service logo competition is Dr Abdelmalek Benattayallah from the Exeter MR Research Centre at St Luke’s campus.
Congratulations from the TS conference committee!

We look forward to meeting Malek when we present his award at the conference.
The TS Conference committee would like to thank all those who took part in the competition and for such a high standard of entries




Technical Services Conference - Registration now open

Date: 6 July 2016

Venue: Penryn Campus, University of Exeter

Eventbrite - University of Exeter Technical Services Conference 2016


The University of Exeter will host a Technical Services Conference on 6th July 2016 on the Penryn Campus. Sessions and Workshops at the Conference will be tailored specifically for Technical Service Staff in STEMM colleges.


Science Council Employer Champion - Activities and Opportunities

  • Scientific Laboratory Show and Conference (Wednesday 25 May, EMCC Nottingham).  The Science Council are partnering with SLS to deliver an exciting and varied conference programme and to host the Professional Development Zone at this year’s Scientific Laboratory Show in Nottingham, which will include a series of professional development masterclasses. The Show and Conference are both free to attend.
  • As part of the event we are also inviting scientists to nominate the object they feel has had the greatest impact on lab-based scientific research over the last 200 years, with the winning objects to be announced on the day. Click here for more details and to nominate your scientific object.
  • New Scientist Live (22-25 September, ExCel London).  The Science Council have teamed up with New Scientist Live to offer discounted ticket packages to employees of Employer Champions. More details to follow.



  • Apprenticeships: better skills, better careers.  Mention apprenticeships and most people think of plumbing or welding. But times have changed. Read this insightful blog from David Thorpe to find out more.
  • Don't forget... We've moved to a brand new website, and we'll be closing our previous website soon. Go and explore the new website to discover all the great features!
  • New support for simulation technicians.  Our new partnership with Leeds Beckett University is creating new opportunities for simulation technicians.  Come and connect.  We've got inspiring, free networking events taking place across the UK. Book your place on one today!
  • National Women in Engineering Day

CPD coming up


Business Continuity

A fire was reported at a Leicester University medical science lab, the initial report can be found hereThis article provides an update on the University of Leicester fire. The cause has been determined as an electrical fault. There is also some information about the impact of the fire on research projects.


New Joiners to Technical Services

Technical Services would like to welcome the following new staff to the University:

  • Ben Toulson - Research Technician
  • Sheera Abdulla - Laboratory assistant
  • Matthew Davies - Laboratory assistant