Materials Info Centre
Aim of the MIC
The Materials Info Centre (MIC) is intended as the starting point for anyone trying to find internal guidance and information relevant to working within the Department of Materials. This page is publicly accessible to the world, including search engines, but most of the linked subsections pages are private and require SSO login since the information contained within is only relevant to members of the Department of Materials.
Information that people need to know.
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Welcome to Department! Arrival and induction, initial tasks checklist, settling into Oxford.
Information for people working on the Begbroke Science Park site. Minibus, maillists, stores etc.
Committees, Policies & Rules
Information about committees and links to various departmental and university policies.
Admin & Support Staff
List of all departmental support staff and a brief description of what they do.
Communications & Events
SharePoint Online, Newsletters, digital signage, email, maillists, events management guidance, GDPR, alumni, branding, headed notepaper and Staff Experience Survey results.
Student support, teaching, supervision, exams, assessments, admissions, outreach, etc.
Recruitment, contracts, visas, immigration, equality, pensions, regrading, annual leave, etc.
Finance & Grants
Purchasing, expenses, fees, student funding, fellowships, research projects, grants, payroll, conferences, timesheets, SRFs
IT support & Data
Policies, network, registration,email, maillists, files, backup, print, photocopy, phones, security, software, hardware support, etc.
Health & Safety
Policies, risk assessments, forms, documents, safety forum, first aid, accident, incidents, training, fire, ionizing radiation, lasers etc.
Buildings & Facilities
Buildings, doors and keys, kitchens, catering, offices, labs, furniture, maintenance, waste, recycling, cleaning, etc.
Research & Equipment
Publishing, reporting outputs, research groups, equipment, bookings, research data management, patents & innovation, etc.
Stores & Workshops
Central stores, Begbroke stores, other stores, furnace room, engineering workshop, maintenance workshop.
Travel & Trips
Insurance, risk assessment, funding, expenses, visas, vaccinations, passport photos, KeyTravel
Reception services on Central Site and at Begbroke. Carparking, Roombookings etc.