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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.

Beecroft takes Project of the Year award

Published: 15 Apr 19     Category: Events & Awards
The Beecroft building last week won another award, this time for Project of the Year in the Oxfordshire Property Festival Awards 2019. These aim to celebrate the value of property across the area of Oxfordshire, showcasing 'Oxfordshire’s finest new quality buildings which answer the client’s brief and which become inspirational for the users and wider community'.

Beecroft wins S-Lab Award for excellent science buildings

Published: 10 Apr 19     Category: Events & Awards
The Beecroft Building has won an S-Lab Award for Excellence in Laboratory Design, Management and Operation, it was revealed last week.

Jordan named Oxfordshire Apprentice Ambassador of Year

Published: 09 Apr 19     Category: People
Jordan Morris of the University Print Studio has been named Oxfordshire Apprentice Ambassador of the Year in recognition of the exceptional commitment she has shown to the apprentice ambassador scheme.

42 Park End Street now occupied by Sociology

Published: 09 Apr 19     Category: Facilities Management
The Department of Sociology has now moved into its new premises at 42 Park End Street following the completion of the project to refurbish the former nightclub.

Bike rack testing will mean better Science Area cycle parking

Published: 27 Mar 19     Category: Events & Awards
A group of University staff who get around Oxford by bike have spent time testing cycle racks all over town to identify the best ones and inform future decisions about bike parking.

RIBA South shortlisting for Beecroft Building

Published: 22 Mar 19     Category: Events & Awards
The Beecroft Building has been shortlisted for a RIBA South Award 2019, it was announced this week.

Temporary structure to be built on edge of University Parks

Published: 15 Mar 19     Category: Buildings
From Monday 18 March, a temporary modular structure will be built along the southern boundary between the Science Area and the University Parks, after being granted planning permission and securing the agreement of the Curators of the Parks.


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