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November 2017 Symposium

Day 1 14 Novemebr: Biosafety -Working Outside Containment
Day 2 15 Novemebr: Everything you wanted to know about radiation but were afraid to ask
Presentations and pictures for ISTR Members
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Welcome to ISTR

The Institute serves safety professionals in technology and research including education, industry, government agencies and consultancy.

The aim of the Institute is to enhance the knowledge, competence and professional development of its members through networking, accreditation, knowledge exchange, workshops and symposia, communication with regulators and partnerships with other safety organisations.

Membership is open to safety professionals and Associate Membership is available to anyone whose knowledge and experience do not qualify them as Members but who can show they have a sufficient interest in the activities of ISTR.

ISTR Executive, made up of elected members, manages the affairs of the Institute.

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Manchester 2017 Autumn Symposium presentations and pictures for Members

Manchester 2017 Autumn Symposium presentations for Guests

Forthcoming Events

ISTR Skills Workshop
27 March 2018
They are Trained but are they Competent?
Venue: Nottingham
More information when available

ISTR AGM and Summer Symposium
25-26 June 2018
Topic: Risk Based Decision Making: its not just risk assessment!
Venue: Edinburgh
More information when available

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Manchester 2017 Autumn Symposium
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York 2017 Summer Symposium
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Manchester 2016 Autumn Symposium

Cardiff 2016 Summer Symposium
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Manchester 2015 Autumn Symposium

Liverpool 2015 Summer Symposium
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Manchester 2014 Autumn Symposium
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Cambridge 2014 Summer Symposium
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Feedback from Manchester 2017:
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'I learned a lot'
'Reinforced my understanding of the legislation'
'Practical and comprehensive'
'Excellent subject summary'
'Very well organised'


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2017 November Symposium
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ISTR Guidance on the Containment of Infected Arthropods -added 23.8.17

ISTR ConstitutionKey icon -updated 4.7.17

2017 Summer Symposium presentationsKey icon -added 6.7.17

Members' HandbookKey icon -updated 26.1.17

Nanotechnology page updatedKey icon -updated 16.11.16

2016 November Symposium
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Register of Biosafety Level 2Adobe pdf icon -updated 30.7.16

2016 Summer Symposium presentationsKey icon -added 6.7.16

2016 AGM 5.7.16 papersKey icon -added 2.7.16

Latest ISTR Bulletin published -added 6.3.16

2015 November Symposium
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ISTR Executive Committee
Members 2015/16
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2015 Summer Symposium
Presentations and pictures
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Southern Bio Group March Meeting presentation -updated 14.4.15

GMO (Contained Use) Regulations 2014: Significant change: guidance by example published -added 25.9.14

-latest January 2017