Imperial College has a number of staff networks and groups that aim to encourage collaborative working, knowledge sharing, and opportunities for both development and social engagement.
For further information, and to get involved, click on the links below and use the contact details provided on the network websites.
If you support a staff network that you would like to add to this list, or for advice about setting up a new network, please contact Lindsay Comalie.
The departmental postdoc reps work with the Postdoc Development Centre team to share ideas, concerns and feedback about the development opportunities and provision for postdocs at Imperial College.
Medical Education Special interest Group
MESIG (Faculty of Medicine and EDU) MESIG provides a supportive forum for discussions between those from the Faculty of Medicine who are involved in teaching, development of the curriculum or education research.
Education Enquiry Network
EDEN is an informal peer support group for members of staff from across the college who are currently undertaking a Doctorate (PhD or EdD) in Education.
The College's Communications Network exists to bring people who have a role in communications together in order to:
- Share best practise
- Develop professional skills
- Support communications across the College and work together
PA & Administrator Network
The PA & Administrator Networkis as a welcoming group offering networking opportunities, plus support and development for all staff, regardless of job title, that perform a PA or administrative function as part of their role. The Network also offers a Buddy scheme for new PA & Administrative staff.
Imperial Technicians’ Network
The Imperial Technician’s Network is for all staff in the technical job family and aims to build links, explore areas of common ground and highlight opportunities for personal and professional development. It encourages an exchange of resources, knowledge, and experience through a regular newsletter, events and a SharePoint site for technical staff which can be used to share and store relevant information or for discussion forums.
Equality & Diversity Networks
The Equality & Diversity Unit have a number of networks and committees working on equality and diversity issues. Their purpose is to improve the working environment of the college for all staff, so that everyone can reach their full potential.
Industry Touchpoints is for support staff in industry-facing roles. It offers the opportunity to build a support network, discuss new ideas and share good practice.
Operational Excellence, Community of Practice
The Community of Practice is a growing, welcoming and inclusive community, creating a network for those that have attended the Operational Excellence training. Their aim is to provide ongoing development, whilst also identifying opportunities for OE Practitioners to deploy their experience, knowledge and skills to assist in delivering improvement and change, both within their own teams and across the College.