Central Technical Services

Central Technical Services (CTS) brings together the core support that underpins the teaching and research activities in the College of Life Sciences.

home_3.jpgCTS is based on the main site campus in the Adrian, Maurice Shock and Henry Wellcome Buildings. CTS aims to enhance the quality of support provided by a dedicated team of technical staff, providing an efficient high quality, core service, to meet the changing needs of teaching and research.

The team provides core services including: full autoclaving service, washing, drying & sterilisation service of glassware and parcel delivery service.

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CTS has supported 27 undergraduate courses including Natural Sciences and Foundation Year. The first year intake for the academic year 2017-18 was 359 students!

5 Postgraduate courses have also been supported as well as various outreach events including Demonstrator Training and International Study Centre practical classes.


The team will in addition provide general support for undergraduate and postgraduate MSc wet lab Biomedical programmes to include: general reagent preparation and setting up & clearing up of practical classes.

CTS aim to work in partnership with its stakeholders, the departments, to ensure an excellent level of service is delivered to all the users.

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College of Life Sciences
University of Leicester
Maurice Shock Building
University Road