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Technician Showcase May 2022

Technician Showcase Schedule

All technicians are warmly invited to sign up to attend the Technician Showcase 26 May 2022 and to submit Posters / Demonstrations

SCHEDULE
Thursday 26th May 2022, 1030 - 1600

1015 - 1200

WELCOME & UPDATES

David Keir Building, Stranmillis Road, 0G.115 

 

1015

REGISTRATION

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1030

Prof Ian Greer, President and Vice Chancellor

Opening and Welcome

1040

Prof Alan Stitt, Dean of Innovation and Impact, MHLS, Technician Commitment Lead

Queen's Technician Commitment progress and what the future holds

1050

Mr Simon Breeden, Science Council & University of York

Technician Commitment, Sector Update

1115

Prof Emma Flynn, ProVC Research & Enterprise

 'What does positive research culture look like, and how can we make it happen at Queen's?'

1120

Dr Alice Dubois, Head of Postdoctoral Development Centre

Technicians and postdocs: part of the same story

 

1200 - 1600

School of Biological Sciences, Chlorine Gardens -  
POSTERS / DEMONSTRATIONS / WORKSHOPS

Open to all Queen's staff and students

1230 - 1315

LUNCH

 

PARALLEL SESSIONS

 

School of Biological Sciences, Lecture Theatre, LG.012

School of Biological Sciences, Seminar Room, LG.023

School of Biological Sciences Boardroom, 0G.018

 1315 - 1400 

Workshop

#TechsConnect – Keep Technicians Connected, Networking and Wellbeing:

Kerry Truman (Nottingham Trent University), Mike Hughes (University of Manchester), Sandra Taylor (University of Manchester), Mark Dabee Saltmarsh (Cardiff Metropolitan University)

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Workshop

Professional Registration:

Laurence Dawkins-Hall (Institute of Science & Technology, University of Leicester)

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All-Ireland Technicians Network All welcome to drop-in throughout the afternoon:

Simon Breeden, Science Council Gillian Riddell, Queen’s University TC Technical Lead

  

1415 - 1500

Seminar

Sustainability at Queen’s – What role can technicians play?

Sara Lynch (Head of Sustainability)

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Seminar

Customer Service Excellence, Employability Skills and Non Linear Technician Career Journeys

Liam Barr (University of Sheffield)

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1500 - 1530

COFFEE 

 1530 - 1600

AWARDS & END 

Click here to nominate a technician for the awards

 

 

Queen’s Technician Awards May 2022

Please see below information on the Award Categories and how to nominate your favourite Technicians

Technician Award in Education 

This award recognises a technical member of staff who clearly demonstrates an impactful contribution to teaching. This technician provides excellent and innovative support to curriculum development and successful delivery, contributing to the effective teaching and learning of students, future students and/or the wider community.

Technician Award in Research 

This award recognises a technical member of staff who clearly demonstrates innovative technical expertise and excellent support to researchers and students to help deliver high quality and impactful research. 

Newcomer Technician Award.

This award recognises a new technical member of staff who demonstrates pride, passion and positivity for their recent technical position within the Queen's community. This technician will clearly demonstrate exceptional potential for their development and the contribution of their role as a ​technician within the University.
*The technical member of staff must have joined the University as a technician within the last 4 years (April 2018 – April 2022).

 

Key Dates and Application Form

Closing date for receipt of entries to these awards is Wednesday 18 May 2022 at 5.00pm. Send completed form to qubtechnicians@qub.ac.uk 

Winners will be announced on Thursday 26th May 2022 at the Queen’s Technician Showcase.

Download Application Form and Full Criteria