January 2016

HEaTED membership renewed

University of Exeter (Technical Services) have chosen to take up membership of HEaTED on behalf of our technical staff for another year.

What is HEaTED?

HEaTED is a membership organisation dedicated to supporting Professional Development of Technical staff from all disciplines and specialisms in Higher Education, Further Education and related fields.

To start getting benefits from your HEaTED membership there are several things you can do:

What does HEaTED do for technical staff?

  • Identify, source, and develop specialist training courses for technical staff from all disciplines.
  • Provide members with discounted rates on specialist and soft skills professional development and training opportunities.
  • Manage Regional Networks to enable colleagues from neighbouring institutions to meet and discuss hot topics, share best practice, promote development opportunities and more.
  • Provide an online community where members can expand on discussion from Regional Network Events, raise hot topics, and share discussion and best practice with colleagues from other institutions.
  • Use the Regional Network Events and online communities to serve as a 'representative voice' for the UK Technical Community in Higher Education, Further Education and related fields.
  • Support technical staff on their journeys to Professional Registration.
  • Support technical staff in becoming training providers with HEaTED, an important revenue generating opportunity for your institution.
  • If you wish to host a HEaTED course at Exeter you can find the information at: Hosting a HEaTED course info


UBMA Conference 2016 - University of Exeter

UBMA 33rd Annual Conference: 6th-8th April 2016 – Hosted by the University of Exeter

We are pleased to announce that Clive Parkinson Director of Health and Safety at the University of Surrey, former Chair of USHA and a significant contributor to the development of the recently launched “Guidance for Leadership and Management of health and safety in Higher Education Institutions” will be presenting at the Exeter conference in 2016.


Science Council - Regional Registration Event

As a Science Council Employer Champion, The University of Exeter will be hosting their first Science Council Regional Registration Event on 13 April 2016.

Event details

  • Date: 13 April 2016
  • Location: 'The collaboratory', Streatham court, University of Exeter

The Science Council Regional Registration Event provides a forum for discussion and communication around professional registration benefits and application with educational institutions and local industry. The event promotes professional registration, CPD and the sharing of knowledge amongst scientific and technical staff.

Click here for more details on professional registration


Technical Services Conference 2016

  • Date: 6 July 2016
  • Venue: Penryn Campus, University of Exeter

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.

This year’s theme is:
Getting to Know Your Service: 1 year on from the transformation (How can we collaborate across the service and learn from each other).


New Joiners to Technical Services

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

  • Christopher Garbett (Laboratory Technician – GBP)
  • Sam Stevens (Laboratory Manager (Teaching))
  • Mhairi Inglis (Technician)
  • Jessica Lewis (Research Technician – GBP)
  • Mandy Dunlop (Research Nutritionist (Technician)) 
  • Yohanna Glennon (Laboratory Technician Level 1)