Logo

The Science Council

 http://sciencecouncil.org/

COVID19: THE IMPACT ON TECHNICIANS IN UK HIGHER EDUCATION & RESEARCH

A new report from the Technician Commitment and partners highlights the impact of COVID-19 on the technical community in higher education...

APPRENTICESHIP REFORMS - AN OVERVIEW

By Tom Cheek - Apprenticeship Lead at the Science Council In 2017 significant reforms were applied to apprenticeships. The key focus...

 
 
 

SHOWCASING SCIENCE: WRITE FOR US

The Science Council, and our membership of 34 professional bodies strive to celebrate and showcase science in all of its disciplines. Science...

Science Council Digital Workshops Return

SCIENCE COUNCIL DIGITAL WORKSHOPS RETURN

For a limited time only. This is a recurring event, please find the schedule and registration links here. Following the successful...

 
 
 

TECHNICIAN COMMITMENT WELCOMES THE GOVERNMENT R&D ROADMAP

The Technician Commitment Steering Board welcomes the publication of the Government's R&D Roadmap and the clear recognition of the...

CALLING ALL TECHNICIANS! PARTICIPATE IN A NEW RESEARCH PROJECT

Technically Speaking: A new research project to understand the lived experiences of the technical community in UK higher education...

 
 
 

EXCLUSIVE ENEI MEMBERSHIP OFFER

The Science Council is pleased to announce a 10% discount on membership for our Members from ENEI, the Employers Network for Equality...

SCIENCE FOR ALL: EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY RESOURCES

As a leading voice in the STEM community, the Science Council strives to seek every opportunity to be proactive in promoting and communicating...

 
 
 

HERIOT WATT AND UNIVERSITY OF SUSSEX JOIN TECHNICIAN COMMITMENT

Today Heriot Watt University and the University of Sussex join more than half of UK universities and several research institutions...

FORGOTTEN CHILDREN: MISSED OPPORTUNITIES IN SCIENCE

Mike Hughes, University of Manchester. Are we forgetting about children who show great practical skills but don't shine in exams? I've...

 
 
 

TECHNICIAN PARTNERSHIP CONFERENCE 2020

24.06.2020 Online The Technician Partnership Conference 2020 is a one-day conference on the 24 th June for Technicians who work in...

CPD AWARDS RETURN FOR 2020

Please note: Nominations open on 12th June. The Science Council's CPD Awards are back for 2020 to continue the celebration of outstanding...

 
 
 

HOW DOES A TECHNICIAN SURVIVE WITHOUT A LAB?

By Phil Chandler, Manchester Metropolitan University This blog was originally published on the Technician Commitment website, find...

HETS 2021: LARGEST UK CONFERENCE FOR TECHNICIANS

The UK's biggest ever conference for technicians in Higher Education and research will be taking place in Nottingham on Wednesday 23...

 
 
 

USEFUL RESOURCES

Updated 27th April 2020 at 12:00pm Whether you're a Member, Registrant or applicant of the Science Council - we're here to support...

FREE VIRTUAL PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION WORKSHOPS & SUPPORT

This is a recurring event, please find the schedule here. The Science Council is proud to support the scientific community, particularly...

 
 
 

APPOINTMENT OF HELEN MUNDAY AS NEW IFST PRESIDENT

The Science Council are pleased to share the appointment of Helen Munday as the Institute of Food Science and Technology's new President. Helen...

BIOCHEMICAL SOCIETY AWARDS RECIPIENTS 2021

Ten eminent scientists and exceptional early career researchers have been honoured in the annual Biochemical Society Awards. Each winner...

 
 
 

CANCELLED: SCIENTIFIC LABORATORY SHOW & CONFERENCE 2020

Scientific Laboratory Supplies and the Science Council would like to announce the cancellation of the Scientific Laboratory Show and...

COVID-19 OFFICIAL STATEMENT

Following the continued escalation of instances of COVID-19 in the UK, the Science Council is continuing to work as normal, however...

 
 
 



John Swinney apologises for SNP's Scottish school exam results chaos in bid...

John Swinney apologises for SNP's Scottish school exam results chaos in bid to save job

Scotland's Education Secretary John Swinney has been forced to apologise to students whose results were downgraded after exams were cancelled due to coronavirus. Read more ...

Coronavirus: Russia becomes first country to approve COVID-19 vaccine - but...

Coronavirus: Russia becomes first country to approve COVID-19 vaccine - but experts have doubts

Russia has become the first country in the world to approve a coronavirus vaccine, Vladimir Putin has announced, amid concerns the process was rushed for political purposes. Read more ...

Police end active investigation into Stephen Lawrence murder

Police end active investigation into Stephen Lawrence murder

Stephen Lawrence was stabbed to death by a group of six white men as he waited at a bus stop in south London The probe into the 1993 murder of Stephen Lawrence has been moved... Read more ...

What Man Utd transfer target Jadon Sancho thinks about Borussia Dortmund...

What Man Utd transfer target Jadon Sancho thinks about Borussia Dortmund statement

Borussia Dortmund insist Jadon Sancho will not be sold to Manchester United this summer. Read more ...

Dwayne Johnson tops Forbes Highest Paid Actors list. as Netflix makes up 25%...

Dwayne Johnson tops Forbes Highest Paid Actors list. as Netflix makes up 25% of their earnings

The streaming giant shelled out a combined $140.5 for six of the actors gracing the top 10. Read more ...

Kanye West praises Kris Jenner weeks after calling her ‘Kris Jong-Un'

Kanye West praises Kris Jenner weeks after calling her ‘Kris Jong-Un'

Kanye West has shared a new thought about Kris Jenner Kanye West has tweeted about Kris Jenner again, but this time the rapper chose to say something nice about his... Read more ...

Linfield's Champions League qualifier against FC Drita postponed due to...

Linfield's Champions League qualifier against FC Drita postponed due to 'Covid-19 issues' with opposition

Linfield's game against FC Drita in the Champions League preliminary round has been postponed. Read more ...

Disqualified winner of Premier League Fantasy Football 'sent racist messages...

Disqualified winner of Premier League Fantasy Football 'sent racist messages about Raheem Sterling'

Aleksandar Antonov, who has a YouTube channel called TooGoodFPL, was announced as the winner following the final round of Premier League games on July 26, finishing 18 points... Read more ...

Pogba appears to drop hint over Man Utd future with suggestion of new contract

Pogba appears to drop hint over Man Utd future with suggestion of new contract

World Cup-winning Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has sparked a lot of excitement on Twitter by suggesting he has a big announcement to make on Wednesday Read more ...

Disney fans can stay in a cottage inspired by Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Disney fans can stay in a cottage inspired by Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Disney's Snow White cottage has been brought to life at the UK holiday home - and it's the stuff of fairytales Read more ...