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Technician Development

working group

The Technician Commitment Working Group has been convened to advance activities in respect of technician development and recognition, under the University's commitment to action in the five areas identified by the Science Council as affecting technical staff. Specifically, the group will: 

Aim Area
Ensure that all technicians within the organisation are identifiable and that the contribution of technicians is visible within and beyond the institution Visibility
Support technicians to gain recognition through professional registration Recognition
Enable career progression opportunities for technicians through the provision of clear, documented career pathways Career development
Ensure the future sustainability of technical skills across the organisation and that technical expertise is fully utilised Sustainability
Regularly assess the impact of actions taken in support of the Commitment to ensure their effectiveness Evaluating impact

The Working Group will seek the views and feedback of technical staff as regards initiatives and activities under the Commitment and promote these amongst technical staff members.

A copy of the Technician Commitment action plan can be found here.