Cookies on this website

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you click 'Accept all cookies' we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies and you won't see this message again. If you click 'Reject all non-essential cookies' only necessary cookies providing core functionality such as security, network management, and accessibility will be enabled. Click 'Find out more' for information on how to change your cookie settings.


All new starters must attend the Departmental Welcome session. Please contact Facilities to find out when the next induction is.

The session provides a Departmental overview, a general Health and Safety briefing as well as a laboratory induction for the West Wing for those needing access.

Note that in order to access NDCN areas, staff and students are required to attend local induction and follow local procedures:

New starter induction hand outs are available from our Induction and Access page.

Safety training

All laboratory workers will be required to take note of the Biological Safety & Genetic Modification, an introductory training course provided by the Safety Office. This is currently available as a podcast:

The Safety Office provides a broad spectrum of safety training, as part of their induction, new starters will require to complete a Personal Risk Assessment with their supervision which will enable them to identify necessary training, a comprehensive listing of all training available can be found on the Safety Office webpage.

See the Safety Training programme for Hilary Term 2022.