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PhD Students

The technical support available to PhD students.

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Services include...

  • Inducting, using Local Rules, of PhD students into areas used for research*
  • Training against SOPs for safety critical equipment*
  • Training against safety critical procedures*
  • Core equipment training*
  • Training on general procedures, preparation methods and more specialist techniques and equipment not exceeding 5 days per student where this resource is currently in place*
  • Advising and assisting with problem solving
  • Identifying and ordering specialist materials and equipment*
  • Designing, maintaining and constructing specialist research materials and equipment for PhD students*
  • Providing guidance on disposal/removal of project materials
  • Analysis of samples*

What's not included

  • Supervision of PhD students
  • Creation of risk assessments for PhD projects
  • Expansion of research stock materials and research collections for PhD students
  • Disposal of samples and materials generated and left by PhD students (rather than having been placed in correct waste streams)
  • Training and support of visiting PhD students unless being delivered concurrently to UoR PhD students
  • Driving service for PhD students

What we need from our service users

  • Two weeks' notice of arrival of new PhD students
  • Risk assessments for PhD projects
Contact us

+44 (0) 118 378 7069