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Human Tissue Database (HTD)

The Service is for

Business to Business

Service Description

DIS provides an Human Tissue Database that enables Research staff within the University to monitor and record all activity when Human Tissue is used within a Research Project.

Contact Details

Users can contact the Service Desk as follows:

  • Email:                    
  • Phone:                            +44 28 90973760
  • In Person:                      Ground Floor, McClay Library
  • Email:                    
  • Phone:                            +44 28 90975344
  • In Person:                        The McClay Library, 10 College Park


  • iTrent to get staff details
  • QSIS to get student details

Additional Support Information

Service Hours

The Service is available to all authorised users on a 24 / 7 / 365 basis 

Support Hours

The Service is supported from 09:00 - 17:00, Monday to Friday, except for Public and agreed Queen’s holidays. Details of which can be found at

Outside of Agreed Support Hours, access to the Service may be affected due to system upgrades, maintenance etc.

Service Owner

Queen’s DIS Department has a standard response time to all Incidents & Requests (Available Separately). Any Incidents or Requests in relation to the Service will be responded to within the agreed timeframe. Please note that these response times refer to normal supported hours. 

Outside of these agreed response times, the agreed escalation points are as follows:

  • Level One escalation
  • Level Two escalation
  • Level Three escalation
    • Ian Purdy, Interim Director (Digital & Information Services)
    • or Tel. 028 9097 6346