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Durham University

Technician Commitment

Technician Commitment


Durham University is proud to be a signatory of the Technician Commitment.

The Technician Commitment is a sector-wide, collaborative initiative led by the Science Council and supported by the Gatsby Charitable Foundation’s Technicians Make It Happen campaign.

The Commitment aims to ensure visibility, recognition, career development, and sustainability for technical staff working in higher education and research, across all disciplines.

In line with this, we aim to enhance skills and career development for technical staff, recognising their integral and invaluable role in the continued successful delivery of high-quality teaching and research on the global stage.


News

Events

Engineering Technician, Ian Garrett a life saver

So we’re very pleased to congratulate Ian Garrett, an electrical technician in our Engineering Department, on receiving an ‘above and beyond’ award from the North East Ambulance Service (NEAS) Trust.

(21 Aug 2019) » More about Engineering Technician, Ian Garrett a life saver


Amy Tate has been awarded Student of the Year

“Congratulations to Amy Tate who has been awarded Student of the Year in her cohort at Durham College.

Amy joined our technical team in 2017 as an Electronics Technician having begun her University career as an apprentice in the Science Faculty in 2013. 

(14 Jun 2019) » More about “Congratulations to Amy Tate who has been awarded Student of the Year in her cohort at Durham College.



Wednesday 20 November 2019

Technician Commitment Launch Event

1:30pm to 4:45pm, Rosemary Cramp Lecture Theatre and Top Floor, Calman Learning Centre

Durham University is proud to have signed the Technician Commitment, a sector-wide initiative to ensure visibility, recognition, career development and sustainability for technical staff. The launch event will be a celebration of the work of technical research and teaching support staff, bringing together the technical community across the University. All technical staff are welcome.

Book here.

Contact technician.commitment@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.