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Cell Physiology & Pharmacology Advanced Post Graduate Induction
Topics n n n n Departmental Staff Getting Started Project Finance Part-Time Assistants Fees Conference Attendance Purchasing Use of Equipment Emergency Procedures
Departmental Staff n Dr. B. D. Grubb Head of Department n Mr. A. L. Willcocks n n Mrs. L. Mc. Carthy Miss M. Cain Mrs. V. Burns n Mr. T. Walton Departmental Services Manager H. o. D Secretary Departmental Teaching Secretary Departmental Safety Officer & Cell Culture Technician n
Departmental Staff (Technicians) n n n Mrs. D. Everitt Mr. R. Mistry Mr. M. Barker Miss M. Valente Mr. P. Mc. Williams Cardiovascular Cell Signalling Neuroscience HWB Level 2 Hodgkin Level 2 See Departmental web page - CLICK HERE for all staff and student contact details
Getting Started Look carefully at the Departmental Web Site, in particular the section ‘Departmental Resources’ n ID Card n Swipe Card n Out of hours working - RULES n
Project Finance PRE-DOCTORAL n n Fees/stipend - Research Council or Charity (BHF) rate Running costs or bench fee/Conference attendance RTSG = RESEARCH TRAINING SUPPORT GRANT n n Research Councils - Typically around £ 1000 p. a. Travel – MRC £ 300 p. a. / BBSRC - £ 160 p. a.
Project Finance Wellcome Prize Studentships n Running costs - £ 4000 p. a. n Conference - £ 1000 over 3 years C. A. S. E Awards n Combined Award in Science & Engineering n Top up of student stipend and bench fees by an industrial collaborator n Top up has to be at least the equivalent to RTSG typically, £ 10, 000 p. a. (Student - £ 2500 Bench fee - £ 7500) Overseas Studentship n Fees n Stipend n Bench fees - £ 3000 p. a.
Project Finance POST-DOCTORAL - TYPICAL BUDGET SPLIT: n n n Salaries and fees Equipment Running costs/consumables Biomedical Services Travelling expenses Special charges: Computing, disposal, etc.
Part-Time Assistants Fees FEES PAID TO POST-GRADUATES AND POSTDOCTORAL STAFF FOR: n n n Assistance with laboratory practicals Tutorial work Lectures Mainly for undergraduate courses N. B. Employed persons pay tax, students do not To do this work, contact the course convenors
Part-Time Assistants Fees SUPPLEMENTARY ASSISTANTS RATES 1 ST AUGUST 2007 n n n Demonstrating by grad students Tutorial work by grad students Demonstrating by post-docs Tutorial work by post-docs Lectures Seminars (per seminar) £ 12. 90/hr £ 21. 75/hr £ 17. 05/hr £ 32. 00/hr £ 72. 10 - £ 84. 50 £ 58. 75 - £ 77. 25
Conference Attendance NORMAL REQUIREMENTS ARE: Registration or booking fee n Hotel accommodation n Travel costs n Subsistence n
Conference Attendance TYPICALLY, A ONE WEEK CONFERENCE IN THE USA COSTS £ 1000. DO THE FOLLOWING: Be clear on the source of funding n Make all arrangements as early as possible n Be clear on what will and will not be covered from your funding source n Give reasonable notice for cheques to be drawn - 10 working days n
Conference Attendance Request travellers cheques in good time 10 working days n Avoid using PERSONAL ACCOUNTS n KEEP and PRODUCE ALL receipts for expenses (only LEGITIMATE expenses are reimbursed) n When using on-line booking facilities, ensure you get a receipt n N. B. The Departmental Purchasing VISA Card CANNOT be used for these purchases
Purchasing Discuss requirements with your supervisor during progress meetings n Identify supplier, taking into account the lab’s usual supplier - don’t change this unless it is agreed n Take responsibility for ordering uniquely used products n Be clear on the Project Grant Code n
Purchasing n Requesting goods/services – Use yellow/consolidation requisition forms in Departmental Office – Use online requisition form n n Complete all sections (where possible incomplete or illegible forms will be returned to the originator See Departmental Purchasing for more info
Purchasing LEVEL OF SERVICE: n n PO Requisitions received by 4. 30 pm are processed by 4. 30 pm the following day You will be notified by email of any breaks in service, e. g. University Closures, SAP failure, etc.
Purchasing n n n Posted orders go via 2 nd class Royal Mail Orders to be faxed or telephoned (rarely used, as a VAT Zero Rate certificate usually accompanies most orders) are the responsibility of the requisitioner Online orders are placed using the Departmental Purchasing VISA Card. Some orders are placed online regardless of your choice on the requisition. Some orders are consolidated into bi-weekly orders. See the Departmental website for more information
Purchasing n n Cell culture media and sera uses a SUPPLY CENTRE – use of this will be explained during the Cell Culture Presentation Receiving goods – Sign and date delivery note to acknowledge receipt of your order – Check for discrepancies or breakages and report them immediately – Ensure product is stored correctly – Be aware of any special precautions – Re-order in good time!
Equipment n n n n Make sure you receive adequate training Discuss any inadequacy or lack of equipment with your supervisor Report any defects in equipment on an ‘Equipment Fault Form’ DON’T – attempt to repair, modify or ‘tinker’ with equipment yourself Do NOT try to move heavy equipment Do NOT leave in a dirty, untidy or hazardous condition. This includes communal equipment such as counters, cell culture area, and centrifuges If a PC is not available at your write-up space, communal PC’s are available in MSB (3 rd Floor) and HWB (4 th Floor)
Emergency Procedures n Spillages of Hazardous Substances (this includes spillages in Class II cabinets and HLF hoods) – Your first consideration is the safety of SELF AND OTHERS – Report immediately to supervisor and/or area technician – Deploy spill kit – Report to Departmental Safety Officer
Emergency Procedures n Personal Injury – Report to supervisor and/or area technician – Seek First Aid assistance – Report to Departmental Safety Officer – A list of qualified First Aiders should be displayed in all lab and office areas – To avoid injury to yourself and others, dispose of needles, blades, etc. into a YELLOW SHARPS BIN
Emergency Procedures n Fire Alarms – These are tested regularly n MSB - every Wednesday at 2. 30 pm n HWB - every Friday at 12 noon n n If you hear the fire alarm sound at any other time, leave the building immediately (do not stop to collect personal belongings), go to the muster point (Hodgkin Car Park) and DO NOT return until you are told it is safe to do so If you discover a fire – – Make sure YOU are SAFE Sound the alarm Deploy extinguishers if feasible Report to Safety Officer/leave the building
Emergency Procedures n Smells funny? – If you smell GAS, vacate the area – DON’T use light switches, etc. – Report immediately to area technician and Departmental Safety Officer
Questions? If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to ask!