Our Stories

An Interview With Dan Stones

Dan Stones Dan is the Technical Resource Manager at the School of Engineering In his role, he manages a departmental team of 3 technicians; he manages the work coming in and ensures it is allocated to the correct technician, whether this be research or teaching. He is...

Dan’s Story

Name: Dan Stones College/ School: School of Engineering Job title: Technical Resource Manager Brief description of role: Manages a departmental team of three technicians. Manages the work coming in and ensures it is allocated to the correct technician, whether this be...

Steve’s Story

Name: Steve Sharp College/ School: School of Fine and Performing arts Job title: Music Technician Brief description of role: Steve supports the running of the Music Degree and Masters courses. He also works at managing and maintaining the music rooms and instruments...

Katie’s Story

Name: Katie Cooke College/ School: Medical School Job title: Clinical Skills Technician Brief description of role: Katie facilitates the teaching of clinical skills practicals which currently take place in the Sarah Swift Building whilst the medical school is being...

Martin’s Story

Name: Martin Rousseau College/ School: School of Fine and Performing Arts Job title: Production Manager Brief description of role: Supporting all the disciplines: fine art, drama, dance and music. Martin is also the health and safety coordinator. He coordinates...

Jon’s Story

Name: Jon Hughes  College/ School: School of Life Science  Job title: Technician of Biological Sciences   Brief description of role: Jon supports all Ecology, Conservation and Physiology courses. Jon also delivers practical support on field trips, including to...

Laura’s Story

Name Laura Taylor  College/ School School of Life Science  Job title Graduate Laboratory Intern   Brief description of role In her role Laura provides support to practicals, including preparing chemicals, running the sessions and helping in induction sessions. Laura...

Vicky’s Story

Name: Vicky Forrest   College/ School: School of Health and Social Care  Job title: Clinical and Simulation Technician  Brief description of role: Vicky sets up equipment for all health care courses. She also sets up and runs all the simulations used in these courses,...

Andrew’s Story

Name: Andrew Irvine College/ School: School of Psychology  Job title: Senior Technician  Brief description of role: Andrew works in the School of Psychology as 1 of 4 technicians. He manages the team, writes software and manages overflow room bookings. In the School...

Mick’s Story

Name: Mick Helliwell   College/ School: College of Arts  Job title: Maker Lab Technician  Brief description of role: Mick is responsible for the day to day running of the Maker Lab which is a workshop consisting of 5 separate rooms offering a variety of activities. ...