Gareth is a sculpture technician at the University of Leeds in the School of Design. He helps students bring three-dimensional fruition to their treasured ideas; ideas that until then have only ever existed in their heads. This is his #TechnicianJourney.
Excited by science as a school girl, Jackie started out as a trainee technician and will end her career in April 2019 as a technical specialist in high resolution microscopy and laboratory manager. This is her #TechnicianJourney.
Matthew is a mechanical engineer working in the School of Chemistry building bespoke apparatus. He works with aluminium, steel, Teflon, and bikes, although the latter is (mostly) in his spare time. This is his #TechnicianJourney.
It all started in childhood when, one Christmas, a favourite aunt gave Les Arkless the book “Birds in Colour”. Captivated by Karl Aage Tinggaard ‘s illustrations, Les’s interest in birding was ignited
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First published at Leeds.ac.uk on 01 February 2016 Stephen Burgess a Mechanical Engineering Technician has won the Outstanding Apprentice Award … More
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Originally published at Leeds.ac.uk on 18 May 2016 A technician from the Faculty of Biological Sciences found a way to … More
Originally published at Leeds.ac.uk on 28 July 2016 Sitting opposite Sue Keat in the Faculty of Biological Sciences canteen, it’s … More