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Technician Development

Technicians have been a pivotal part of Cambridge’s ground-breaking research for centuries.  Today we have over 1,200 technicians, across a variety of roles and departments.

The University is committed to developing the skills and potential of all its technicians throughout their careers.

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Technician conference

Over 80 technicians from 21 departments recently attended the first University of Cambridge Technician Conference. The keynote speaker, Professor David Cardwell, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Strategy and Planning, described his experience of working with technicians throughout his career and emphasised...

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Technician commitment

As part of the University’s commitment to technician development, in 2017 it became a signatory of the Technician Commitment.

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Career development

The University is committed to nurturing talent and developing expertise through providing relevant apprenticeships across all of its departments and institutions.

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Professional registration

Professional registration is an important milestone for any technician. It establishes your proven knowledge, understanding and competence. It shows your peers and employers that you have demonstrated a commitment to professional standards, and to developing and enhancing competence. Registration...

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Martin Howes, Sustainable Labs Coordinator, leads the Green Labs initiative, which aims to improve the environmental performance of the University’s labs and research facilities:

“The Green Labs initiative is...

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