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  • 24 February 2020 09:00 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Spring Workshop will now be held on 21 April 2020. Booking now open.

  • 13 February 2020 07:00 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Summer Workshop is on 10 June 2020. The venue is Haslingden (Rossendale, Lancashire). Booking now open.

  • 11 January 2020 17:20 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The dates of the Autumn Symposium 2020 are the 18-19 November. The venue is the Manchester Conference Centre (Pendululm Hotel). Full details to follow when available.

  • 24 December 2019 18:48 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    At the AGM in November Mark Elson stood down as Chair having completed his two years in office.  Liz McMinn has now taken over as Chair.  After many years in post Arthur Mitchell stood down as Hon Secretary.  Jillian Deans has taken up this role.  Daniel Harrison was elected to the committee. The members of the Executive Committee are listed here.

  • 14 November 2019 16:52 | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    Presentations from our November 2019 Autumn Symposia Managing Laboratory and Research Waste are available. The event was sucessful with over one hundred delegates attending each day.
  • 14 November 2019 10:51 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The following ISTR events are planned for 2020. More information will follow in due course.

    March 2020 Spring Workshop, venue Nottingham (probably): Laser Safety Awareness

    10 June 2020 Summer Workshop, venue Camfil, Haslingden: Filtration

    November 2020 Autumn Symposia, venue Manchester: Engineering for Safety

  • 22 September 2019 19:37 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The minutes of the May 2019 Executive Committee Meeting were approved at the EC Meeting held on 18 September 2019.  An abridged version of the May minutes is available here.

  • 17 July 2019 19:12 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Presentations from the Biological Safety Officers' meeting held on 26 June 2019 are avaliable here

  • 27 October 2018 12:25 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Suggested guidance for institutions to get around their internal fraud procedures that fail due to the Treasurer's email address being configured as receive only address. The Treasurer cannot respond from that address to any incoming mail.   Banking details and guidance available here (membership login required).

  • 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