About us

The University Chemical Safety Forum is a not for profit group with the aim of promoting chemical safety in the university sector by:

Promoting discussion, debate, and communication amongst its membership

Spreading best practice on chemical safety

Promoting chemical health and safety skills amongst the membership

UCSF holds meetings, typically twice a year, where members and guest keynote speakers discuss a wide variety topics related to chemical safety in university education and research

UCSF also has an online discussion forum, CHEMSAFNET, where members can ask and answer questions on topics of current concern

UCSF is open to everyone in universities or other institutes of higher education with a chemical safety role

Management Group

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Gretta Roberts


Health and Safety Business Partner (Biological, Chemical and Radiation).

Durham University

Nicky Arnold


Safety HUB Manager

University of Brighton

Elaine Armstrong

Treasurer and Membership

University Safety Coordinator

University of Manchester

Rob Haigh

Digital Coordinator

Health and Safety Manager
(Science and Engineering)

Queen Mary University London

Judith Brown


Safety Coordinator
(Faculty of Science)

University of Bath

Phil Rodger


Chemical Safety Adviser

University of Glasgow

Margaret Glendenning

Member without Portfolio

Head of Safety Assurance and Chemical Safety

University of Cambridge 

Stefan Hoyle

Member without Portfolio

Head of Health and Safety (Faculty of Natural Sciences)

Imperial College London

Jing Wood

Member without Portfolio

Waste and Safety Technician

University of York 

Alaine Martin

Past Chair

Health and Safety Manager
(Pure and Applied Chemistry)

University of Strathclyde

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