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Steven Hale Wins National Photography Competition

Steven Hale from the University of Birmingham has been named overall winner of #TechniciansMakeitHappen, a campaign celebrating the UK’s 1.5 million technicians. Steve is a member of the IST and we offer our congratulations to him. The winning image captures a sunrise over the world-famous Mt Wilson Observatory in Los Angeles. Steven who works on […]

S-Lab/UKSPA Conference, 9/10th May, York

S-Lab’s next event is a two day Conference on ‘Science, Innovation and Translation: The Design and Operation of Research Laboratories, Incubators and Science Park Facilities’ in York on May 9-10 2017. S-Lab: Supporting World Class Science is jointly organising a Conference, Exhibition and Gala Dinner at York Racecourse, in partnership with the United Kingdom Science Park […]

IST Presents Basil Boam BEM with Honorary Fellowship

Basil Boam BEM (centre) receiving his Honorary Fellowship from Terry Croft, with David Smart (left) There is so much in the news these days about apprenticeships and how they can lead to excellent careers. However, apprenticeships have been achieving these results for over 75 years. Basil’s story starts in 1943 at the age of 16 […]

Art Meets Science & Technology at the Whitechapel Gallery

We would like to draw your attention to Alicja Kwade’s ongoing commission ‘Medium Median’ which is being displayed at the Whitechapel Gallery. The work is a 21st century mobile that uses technological apparatus and star mapping developed by NASA to explore our relationship to space and time. A real instance where art meets science & […]

MMU Head of Technical Services Vacancy

This influential, instrumental role with a university on an upward trajectory is potentially a career-changing move. Your leadership and vision will help us evolve and deliver the faculty-based technical services required to keep a dynamic University exploring, experimenting and exploiting technological advances in the subjects we offer – today and in the future. For more […]

IST 62nd Annual General Meeting – 9th May 2017

The Institute of Science and Technology 62nd Annual General Meeting will be held on Tuesday 9 May 2017, starting with a sandwich lunch at 12.30 and the meeting will commence at 1.00pm Chancellor’s Room (16) in Firth Court, University of Sheffield http://www.shef.ac.uk/visitors/mapsandtravel If it is your intention to attend the meeting please complete the form […]