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University Mail Service merging with Colleges’ Messenger Service

Published: 01 Aug 19     Category: Facilities Management
The central University Mail Service within Facilities Management has merged with the Colleges’ Messenger Service.

New neuroscience building handed over to users

Published: 25 Jul 19     Category: Buildings
The new purpose-built facilities for the Centre for the Prevention of Stroke and Dementia and the Wellcome Centre for Integrative Neuroimaging were handed over to their new occupants in early June.

New ultra-efficient freezers slash emissions

Published: 25 Jul 19     Category: Other Top Stories
The Environmental Sustainability team have funded the replacement of the most inefficient ultra-low temperature (ULT) freezers in labs all over the University with highly efficient new models.

Beecroft awarded Constructing Excellence SECBE Award

Published: 03 Jul 19     Category: Events & Awards
The Beecroft Building has followed up its recent success in the RIBA National Awards by winning a SECBE Constructing Excellence Award.

'Astounding' Beecroft wins RIBA National Award

Published: 27 Jun 19     Category: Events & Awards
The Beecroft Building has won a RIBA National Award - a hugely prestigious accolade, bestowed only on the best and most significant contributions to UK architecture in the UK.

University of Oxford pledges to halve carbon emissions

Published: 26 Jun 19     Category: Other Top Stories
The University of Oxford has committed to reducing its carbon emissions by half from their peak by 2030.

Beecroft wins RIBA South and Building of Year Awards

Published: 05 Jun 19     Category: Events & Awards
The Beecroft building recently won a RIBA South Regional award and then went on to win the RIBA South Building of the Year Award, triumphing over 16 other projects. Run by the Royal Institute of British Architects, these are among the most prestigious accolades that a new addition to the built environment can attain.

Biochemistry basement excavations finished

Published: 10 May 19     Category: Buildings
Excavations to prepare the basement of the completion of the Biochemistry building in the Science Area have reached their lowest point.

New Estates Compliance team arrives

Published: 03 May 19     Category: People
Estates Services has created a new team to oversee safety-critical systems across the University estate, Environmental Management for the institution as well as contractor control, safety and health for Estates Services itself.

Public consultation – replacement for the Tinbergen Building

Published: 02 May 19     Category: Events & Awards
There will be a public consultation event on 17 and 18 May to put forward the University’s proposals for redeveloping the site of the Tinbergen Building to create a new, world-class centre for life and mind sciences, the provisionally-named Life and Mind Building.


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