Friday, November 17, 2006
University of Leicester New Biomedical Research Centre Opens
The University's of Leicester's new £22.5 million centre for world-class biomedical research will be formally opened today.
The £22.5 million five-storey Henry Wellcome Building houses part of one of the leading Schools of Biological Sciences in the UK, in the top ten for Research Council income per academic FTE and with a first-rate publication record and an outstanding research reputation. The Building was completed early in 2005, and has provided researchers and postgraduate students in the School of Biological Sciences and the School of Psychology with 9,500 m2 of extra space with state-of-the-art facilities.