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Lisa Hofen joins board of FM professional association

Published: 22 May 17     Category: Facilities Management
Lisa Hofen, Deputy Head of Strategic FM in Estates Services, has been elected to the board of the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) as a non-executive director.

Royal visit to Oxford’s first non-residential Passivhaus

Published: 19 May 17     Category: Buildings
HRH Prince Charles visited Oxford this week, looking in at Kellogg College to see its innovative new Hub building, which opened its doors at the start of the month.

World’s largest health big data institute opens in Oxford

Published: 17 May 17     Category: Buildings
A new £115 million biomedical research centre has opened at the University of Oxford's Old Road Campus in Headington. It could pave the way for treatments for some of the biggest health problems around the globe and improve the lives of millions.

FM Team celebrates World FM Day

Published: 17 May 17     Category: Facilities Management
The Estates Services Facilities Management (FM) team are celebrating World FM Day, which celebrates the global facilities management industry and the benefits its work provides.

New Science Transit Shuttle route launches

Published: 15 May 17     Category: Other Top Stories
The Science Transit Shuttle (STS) minibus service today expands to take in a third route – and to encourage take-up, trips on it will initially be free.

Green Impact moves to next level

Published: 05 May 17     Category: Other Top Stories
This year’s Green Impact scheme has moved into its next phase, with the submission of the online workbooks that participants use to track their progress in building a more sustainable University.

Kellogg College Hub opens its doors

Published: 02 May 17     Category: Buildings
Kellogg College’s new Hub building opened this morning.

Public consultation on new neuroscience research facility

Published: 28 Apr 17     Category: Events & Awards
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.

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.


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