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Resources & Facilities

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Health and Safety

The University of NSW has implemented a Health and Safety Management System to ensure the working environment of employees, students and visitors is safe and that their health is not at risk.

Click here for the BEES Health and Safety pages

Click here for information about the Employee Assistance program (EAP)

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Mental Health First Aid

The School of BEES has staff trained in Mental Health First Aid (MHFA). Please contact them if you have any questions or concerns about the mental health of yourself or another, or need advice on resources.

Click here to go to the BEES Mental Health First Aid and Emergencies page

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BEES Vehicle Bookings

BEES owns a small selection of vehicles for staff and research students, primarily used for field work. To use these vehicles you must first be inducted (email: BEES-vehicles@unsw.edu.au).

Click here for the rules and requirements for the use of BEES vehicles.

Click here to access the LeasePlan vehicle booking system.

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Scientific Diving

These pages outline the UNSW procedures and guidelines relating to Scientific Diving for UNSW.

For issues relating to Scientific Diving at UNSW please contact Rochelle Johnston.

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Boats

These pages link to all forms, procedures and guidelines relating to the use of UNSW boats.

For issues relating to the use of UNSW Boats please contact Penny McCracken.

Click here to go to the UNSW Boating Forms page

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Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems

These pages link to all forms, procedures and guidelines relating to the use of BEES Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS).

For further information please contact the BEES RPAS manager: Hayley Bates

Click here to go to the BEES RPAS page

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Smiths Lake Field Station

The UNSW Smiths Lake Field Station is a research facility located on the mid-North coast of NSW, within the lake Great Lakes district. The field station is used primarily by the School of BEES for the purpose of teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students and for research purposes.

Click here to go to the Smiths Lake Field Station page

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Fowlers Gap Research Station

Fowlers Gap is the only research station in the arid zone of NSW. Located 112 kilometres north of Broken Hill, the 39-hectare property was established in 1966 and has been extensively used by researchers from UNSW and other institutions in Australia and overseas.

Click here for the Fowlers Gap Research Station page

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The John T. Waterhouse Herbarium

The John T. Waterhouse Herbarium is an internationally registered herbarium administered by the School of BEES. It was established in 1956 and is housed on the fourth floor of the Biological Sciences Building. The herbarium contains some 53,000 specimens, including about 11,000 fungal specimens.

Click here to go to the John T. Waterhouse Herbarium page

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UNSW Icelab

UNSW ICELAB provides high-precision water chemistry analysis and fluorescence spectrometry capability to analyze dissolved organic matter (DOM) within a dedicated Australian Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF) approved quarantine laboratory specifically for water and ice samples from Antarctica.

Click here to go to UNSW ICELAB page

BEES Printing

The photocopiers and printers in the BEES mailroom (529) and the photocopy room (624a) are network printers and available to BEES staff for basic printing needs. The wiki site link below provides printer names and connection instructions.

Click here to visit the BEES Printing Wiki page

For any formal or large printing jobs staff can utilise the services of the UNSW Green Print Centre

Other UNSW Resources

For assistance with issues relating to computer support, software, UNSW mail and other web services visit the UNSW IT webpage

For all matters relating to UNSW transit, security, ID cards, works and maintenance, lost property, other matters relating to UNSW facilities visit the UNSW Facilities Management webpage

For any salaries, staff development or other human resources matters visit the UNSW Human Resources webpage