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University staff induction

Currently due to the Covid-19 situation induction for new strarters will be via an online platform. For further details please contact Emma Graham ( or Kathleen Pickett (

The University’s induction programme will provide new employees with all of the necessary information, including local welcome events and activities.

Chemistry department induction

Induction is designed to support staff in their new role and to enable individuals to fit in quicky and effectively. The induction programme may vary depending upon the nature of the post category. Your induction into the Department of Chemistry will include: 

  • Information about the Department 
  • A tour of the building
  • The registration process, your photograph will be taken by the Reprographics team for security purposes, your University card and the departmental database. 
  • The Safety Handbook and a Statement on Safety Regulations to be signed on reading of the handbook agreeing compliance with the COSHH and other safety requirements.
  • The issue of safety glasses

Your line manager will usually be responsible for your induction, monitoring your performance, providing guidance on a day-to-day basis, and arranging for any necessary training. You will meet new colleagues and be given details of the main responsibilities of your post, sources of immediate help and support, and the terms and conditions of your employment. These include relevant policies and procedures, and health, safety and welfare matters.

CRS and Visitors will be required to complete the following: