The Technician Steering Committee aims to disseminate information on opportunities available to technicians, to provide a means to recognise the achievements of technical staff, and to create a visible, connected, community for this population within the University of Edinburgh as the institution works towards the Technician Commitment pillars; Visibility, Recognition, Career Development and Sustainability. Our remit Our 1000 technicians are highly trained and experienced individuals with diverse skills working across all subject areas. Technical staff play an important role in research, teaching and supporting our students. The group is leading on the development and implementation of the Technician Commitment action plan. Current members Chair Sally Morgan Technical Services Manager Campus Coordinators BioQuarter Takeshi Fujisawa Facilities Manager, Centre for Cardiovascular Science Central Anne McKenna Technical Manager, Edinburgh College of Art Easter Bush Anna Raper Bio-Imaging and Flow Cytometry Facility Manager, The Roslin Institute King's Buildings David Hills Teaching Support Technical Manager, School of Biological Sciences Western General Andrea Robertson Lab Manager, Institute of Genetics and Cancer Communications Charli Corcoran Zebrafish Facility Technician, Institute of Genetics and Cancer Secretary Alison Fulton Senior Media Prep and Wash-up Technician Unions Mark Patrizio Senior Technical Officer, CDBS, Biomedical Sciences, Convenor JULC & Chair, Unite the Union Human Resources Representative Tim Goodman HR Partner, Talent and Development Librarians Representative Dominic Tate Head of Library Research Services IT Staff Representative TBC Regular Members Carolynn Cairns Senior Research Technician, HART, Centre for Cardiovascular Sciences Rennos Fragkoudis Facility Manager, Institute of Quantitative Biology, Biochemistry and Biotechnology Natalie Homer Core Manager, Mass Spectrometry, Edinburgh Clinical Research Facility (former Chair) Shonna Johnston Flow Cytometry Facility Manager, Centre for Inflammation Research Lee Murphy Genetics Manager, Edinburgh Clinical Research Facility Javier Santoyo-Lopez Facility Manager, School of Biological Sciences Classroom Heather Scott Technician, Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies Minutes from meetings 2023 onwards Found here. Terms of Reference To be reviewed and added in 2023.