Recognition

6-12 months

  • Support for Technical staff to achievetheir professional registration
  • Continue to promote reward andrecognition scheme widely in theUniversity via workshops andcommunication events.
  • Commitment to funding of around £10K per year.

1 to 2 years

  • Case study career pathways/accolades etc. on web page
  • Use of increasing cohort of registered technicians to promote registration to others.

Success Measures

  • At least 20% of staff achieving professional registration in the first 2 years.
  • College level celebration of technician professional registration and other achievements.
  • Use of merit and other recognition mechanisms for Technicians.
  • Technical staff recognised as an integral part of the research via inclusion in authorship of papers (as stated above).

6-12 months

  • Technician of the year award in Discovering Excellence. We hold a University wide awards ceremony every year called ‘The Discovering Excellence Awards’
  • The University Leadership Team have agreed to introduce a new category of ‘Technician of the Year’ into the 2019 awards for the first time.

1 to 2 years

  • Introduction into 2019 process, along with a strong campaign of ensuring that technicians, technical managers and other colleagues are aware of the opportunity to
  • nominate people for this category.

Success Measures

  • At least 20 nominations in the first year.
  • 50% increase in nominations in second year