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Hail the women in research and education

This year we celebrated the women our buildings are named after.   To mark the celebrations for this year’s International Women’s Day, here are some of the iconic pioneering women in scientific research and education that our campus buildings have been named after. We look forward to doing more of the same in future. Marjorie Ziff Marjorie Ziff MBE is an English […]

Summer completion for Esther Simpson

The Esther Simpson Building is still on course to be completed this summer and the first phase of the landscaping and highways work associated with the project begins in April. The work will initially focus on a wheelchair friendly route from the rear of Leeds University Union up to Cromer Terrace.  Work on site is progressing well with the contractor […]

A facility to Bragg about!

Earlier this month we were delighted to receive handover of the Sir William Henry Bragg building from the contractors ‘BAM’.   When the building fit out completes this summer, this new facility will enable research to be conducted on national and international platforms to solve the challenges the world faces right now. It will also inspire current […]

Construction completes on flagship development for the University of Leeds

Construction of the new Sir William Henry Bragg Building for the University of Leeds has been completed. The new landmark building for engineering and physical sciences, provides an impressive range of environments to support cutting-edge research and encourage collaboration across disciplines. Named after Sir William Henry Bragg, a former professor at the University who was […]

A facility designed for 21st century science

A new teaching and research facility for the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences has been formally handed over to the University by construction company BAM. The handover represents a significant milestone. Work on the project started four years ago and the focus now shifts to fitting out the interior, with a scheduled autumn opening date. Named after Sir William Henry Bragg, a former […]