Queen's University Technician Showcase 2024

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

    Description

    The event hosted visitors from the Institute for Technical Skills and Strategy (ITSS) and UK and Irish Universities. This offered a tremendous opportunity to share best practice and celebrate Queen's success as a Technician Commitment Signatory.

    The day started in the Ashby Building, Sir Bernard Crossland Lecture Theatre, with a warm welcome and updates from a number of distinguished quests. Professor Sir Ian Greer, President and Vice Chancellor of Queen's University Belfast opened the event, followed by, Prof Alan Stitt, Technician Commitment Institutional Lead & Dean of Innovation and Impact, MHLS (QUB); Mel Leitch, Associate Lead, UK-ITSS and Dr Hannah Noke, Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, University of Nottingham.

    The main showcase took place in the School of Biological Sciences, Chlorine Gardens. The building was filled with activity with a poster gallery, interactive demonstrations by Queen’s technicians and exhibitor stands including; Suppliers, People & Culture, Queen's Sustainability Team, Safety Services, IT Training Unit, Unite and more. During the afternoon there were two workshops for all to attend; 'The Role of Technicians in Health & Safety' - Catrin Harris, TALENT and 'Sustainability at Queen's' - Naomi Martin, Queen's University Belfast.
    Period23 May 2024
    Event typeConference
    LocationBelfast, United KingdomShow on map
    Degree of RecognitionLocal

    Keywords

    • Queen's Technician Showcase 2024