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Estates staff address student housing conference

Published: 19 Apr 17     Category: Buildings
Estates Services staff were recently invited to speak at the Association for Student Residential Accommodation’s (ASRA) annual conference in Brighton.

Work starts on new goods lift at the Radcliffe Science Library

Published: 07 Apr 17     Category: Buildings
Construction work is due to start in the week commencing April 10 on a new goods lift at the Radcliffe Science Library (RSL), which is expected to take six months to complete.

Public consultation on new neuroscience research facility

Published: 06 Apr 17     Category: Buildings
The University of Oxford is consulting with members of the public on proposals to build a dedicated facility for research into strokes at the John Radcliffe Hospital.

WARPit springs into action to pass £100k mark

Published: 29 Mar 17     Category: Other Top Stories
WARPit, the University of Oxford’s re-use portal, has just passed a major milestone – it has now diverted items worth a total of £100,000 from landfill, and continues to grow strongly. The portal is designed to put people with unwanted equipment in touch with others who need it, saving money and reducing wasted resources.

Comic Con returning to Exam Schools

Published: 24 Mar 17     Category: Facilities Management
Comic Con, the two-day extravaganza of comics, sci-fi and cosplay is coming to the Examination Schools for the second year running.

Oxford’s biggest sculpture unveiled at Old Road Campus

Published: 23 Mar 17     Category: Buildings
The University has installed the city’s biggest public artwork – a 12 metre wide, 5.5 metre tall bright red sculpture called ‘Origin’ – outside the Li Ka Shing Centre for Health Information & Discovery on Old Road Campus.

Minister opens new Begbroke innovation hub

Published: 17 Mar 17     Category: Buildings
Nicola Blackwood MP, Minister for Public Health and Innovation, today opened the new University of Oxford science and enterprise hub, the Begbroke Innovation Accelerator.

Weston Library Wins Civic Trust Award

Published: 13 Mar 17     Category: Buildings
The renovated Weston Library has won a Civic Trust Award for outstanding architecture, planning and design.

Beecroft Building reaches its highest point

Published: 10 Mar 17     Category: Buildings
A topping-out ceremony last week marked the completion of the highest point of the new Beecroft Building, which will house the Physics Department once it is finished later in 2017.

University Club's upper floors to close

Published: 10 Mar 17     Category: Buildings
The University recently announced the closure of the Tinbergen Building due to the presence of asbestos in certain parts of the building. The closure affects a number of departments.


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