• Training Room

    Technician's Commitment Launch
    Provider   Organisational and Staff Development Unit

    Launch event of the Technician's Commitment within the University of Strathclyde - followed by a tea and coffee networking opportunity

Duration 2 hours

Course Type Presentation

Booking Status Contact Provider

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Target Audience: Technicians and other staff who want to find out more about the Technician's Commitment

The University is a signatory to the Commitment. 


The Technician Commitment is a sector-wide initiative led by the Science Council and supported by the Gatsby Foundation to help address key challenges facing all technical staff working in Universities and other research led organisations.  Within the Commitment 5 target areas have been identified, which universities and institutions will work to improve to safeguard vital technical skills. The commitment will ensure greater visibility, recognition, career development and sustainability for technicians across all disciplines.




Launch of the Technician Commitment at Strathclyde Professor Sir Jim McDonald

Impact of the Commitment within the HE Sector Simon Breeden University of York

My Technical Journey at Strathclyde Dr Debra Willison Vice Dean Academic Faculty of Science

Support for our non-traditional Technical roles Mrs Linda Brownlow Head of School, Education

The University of Strathclyde Technician Commitment Plan Mrs Janet Milne Organisation and Staff Development Unit


The launch will be followed by a networking opportuity with refreshments, where technical colleagues can chat to external partners



We are committed to ensuring our events and courses are accessible to all staff. If you feel you have a disability, health issue, or neurodivergent condition that may affect your ability to access, participate or engage in this course, please get in touch with us at osdu@strath.ac.uk to discuss your specific support requirements.

Delivered By: Janet Milne OSDU