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IST Conference 2017 – Review

IST One-day Technical Conference 2017 Venue:  The Mercure Grand Hotel, Leicester Date: Thursday 14th September 2017 IST Conference 2017 – Programme Presentations: WS1 K.Oxley – Presenting the facts WS4 P.Nobbs – CPD is a good thing WS5 K Bridge – Flashgel system WS7 S.Taylor – Synthetic Biology WS8 H.Sharman – Defining the future of the […]

HE Bioscience Technician of the Year Award

Could you be the first ever HE Bioscience Technical Staff Member of the Year? UBMA and The Royal Society of Biology are combining to introduce a new award that aims to gain national recognition for superb technical work underpinning bioscience research, teaching and learning in UK and Irish Universities.

I’m a Scientist, Get me out of here!!

‘I’m a Scientist, Get me out of here’ is a free online event where school students get to meet and interact with scientists. It’s a free X Factor-style competition between scientists, where the students are the judges. Students challenge the scientists over intense, fast-paced, online live CHATs. Then they ASK the scientists all the questions […]

IST Registrants Amongst the Winners/Commendations in Science Council CPD Awards 2017

On 21 September, winners of the Science Council’s CPD Awards were invited to a ceremony in London to celebrate their achievements. The annual CPD Awards is designed to celebrate the continuing professional development (CPD) efforts and achievements of registrants from across the registers: Registered Science Technician (RSciTech), Registered Scientist (RSci), Chartered Scientist (CSci) and Chartered […]

IST Conference 2017 – 14th September

  IST One-day Technical Conference 2017 Venue:  The Mercure Grand Hotel, Leicester Date: Thursday 14th September 2017 Time: Start 10.00 and close at 16.30

WorkFit Yorks & Humber Blog

WorkFit Yorks & Humber has recently been working with the National Laboratory Service in Leeds to secure an employment opportunity for Ben (pictured, left). Following a successful informal interview he began a work experience placement at the laboratory as a Laboratory Assistant, working for 10 hours a week over 2 days. Within a few weeks […]