Nominations are now open for Papin Prizes to recognise technical excellence in higher education and research. The awards are being made at the Higher Education Technicians Summit (HETS, 2019) which is being held at The University of Birmingham on 25th June 2019. The closing date for the Papin Prizes is the 31st January 2019. To apply for the Papin Prizes and for more information about HETS 2019, please visit: http://www.midlandsinnovation.org.uk/programmes/papinprizes.aspx
The HE Bioscience Technician of the Year Award 2019 is now open for entries.
The award is open to technical staff at any stage in their career who are carrying out exemplary work in universities across the UK and Ireland. Prizes comprise £400 for 1st place and £200 for 2nd place, along with one year’s free Membership of the Royal Society of Biology at the appropriate grade, one year’s free Registered Science Technician registration (upon receipt of successful application) and invitation to the UBMA conference dinner on Friday 3rd May 2019 to accept their award.
Individuals can enter by being nominated, either by themselves or a colleague, by noon on Friday 11 January 2019. For further information on the award, including how to apply, please visit the website.RSB
The Technician's Steering Group is pleased to have now completed the Statement of Intent and Terms of Reference. The intention is to map Job Profiles and Roles onto a Job Family Framework. Please read the full statement on the website.