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  • 16 March 2018 18:59 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The HSE press release on Help GB Work well features the work of the ISTR Biosafety Steering Group and their latest publication entitled 'Safe Working with Arthropods' which covers containment and control for work with uninfected, infected and transgenic animals in research

  • 12 March 2018 18:16 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    A number of people have reported issues with online card payments. We are looking into this and trying to find a solution. In the meantime please note:

    1) Membership payments - please contact before attempting to pay online.

    2) Spring Workshop payments (closing date 19 Mar) can be made via BACS or an invoice can be requested.

    Apologies for any inconvenience this may have caused.  

  • 28 February 2018 11:51 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The next ISTR Executive meeting to be held on 22 May 2018.

    Should members wish to raise an item for discussion at an Executive Committee meeting, please contact the ISTR Secretary in the first instance.

  • 19 February 2018 16:53 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    You are looking at ISTR's new look website.  The site has a more contemporary look than its predessor and is easier to navigate.  Members can log in and have access to more information including all the past presentations since 2002 and other useful information.

  • 03 February 2018 13:32 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    This year's Spring Workshop will take place at Nottingham University on Tuesday 27 March 2018.

    The theme is 'They are trained but are they competent' The aim of the workshop is to provide safety practitioners, researchers and facility managers with an appreciation of the human aspects of competence, leading to an understanding of different ways in which it can be assessed and managed.

    More details and book on line here

  • 16 January 2018 17:00 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    We will be returning to Edinburgh University this year on Monday 25 and Tuesday 26 June.

    On Monday there will be a visit to a local place of interest followed by the AGM and Annual Dinner.  Tuesday will be the symposium. The topic is: Risk Based Decision Making: its not just risk assessment!

    More details here.

    As the event starts on a Monday why not have a weekend break in Edinburgh before hand.

  • 12 January 2018 17:03 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    This will again take place in Manchester. More details later in the year.