法律 & General announces £200m funding of Oxford University innovation centre for Life and Mind sciences

法律 & General announces that it will fund and deliver a new sciences building with the University of Oxford to serve as a world-class home for their departments of Zoology, Plant Sciences and Experimental Psychology.

新£200米的生活和心灵建设“将是代表学校的有史以来最大的建筑项目,其最大的教学和研究设施,显著改善的方式,心理和生理的学费在牛津大学进行,并帮助科学家解决我们的一些重大全球性挑战。

Legal & General entered into a £4bn partnership with the University of Oxford in June 2019, forming Oxford University Development (OUD) in order to provide thousands of new homes for staff and students, as well a number of innovation facilities. Demonstrating how Legal & General’s diverse skillsets and capital streams can be put to work, the scheme will be funded by long-term annuity money from Legal & General’s retirement business, with 法律 & General Capital acting as Developer and LGIM Real Assets as Development Manager.

By building out a network of high-quality research and innovation facilities, the partnership will seek to retain talent in the city, boost the economy and support spin-out and scale-up businesses. Bolstering its long-term pension commitments by creating real assets which provide new jobs, housing, productivity and wage growth, 法律 & General is able to invest society’s capital for society’s benefit. 

生活和心灵建设将于2024开业,将转化为学生的教育经验,为学生和研究实验室,以及演讲厅,专业支持实验室和机会公众参与。新大楼还将致力于通过艺术,展览,讲座和会议的机会,以促进大学的学校和公众宣传计划,提供一个“窗口走进科学”。它取代了丁伯根的建筑,在2017年2月关闭,并会加强这方面的通往牛津的科学领域。

The demolition of the existing Tinbergen building is due to be complete by October 2020, with 法律 & General to begin construction on the site in July 2021.

生活和心灵建设为学生提供了一个现代化的,国家的最先进的设施,有助于继续牛津的传统的大学作为世界上最杰出的教学机构之一。我们非常自豪我们与牛津大学,这在之后covid-19将有助于留住人才的城市,驾驶时必不可少的外来投资,并为世界领先的创新以及为关键急需的住房提供机会的伙伴关系工人。

法律 & General has invested over £25bn in levelling-up regional economies throughout the UK, including by forming major partnerships with local and central governments, universities and local businesses in Cardiff, Greater Manchester and Newcastle. By facilitating investment the UK’s regional cities, we are creating a virtuous cycle whereby pensions and savings are used to create positive social, environmental and economic outcomes which are in line with our commitment to Inclusive Capitalism.

Nigel Wilson, Chief Executive at 法律 & General

The University of Oxford is delighted to be working in partnership with 法律 & General to deliver a landmark Life and Mind building that will transform the relationship between the biological and psychological sciences.  This fabulous building will provide innovative facilities for teaching and research, which will enable Oxford to train a new generation of scientists who in turn will help us to address critical global challenges.

教授路易丝·理查森,牛津大学的副校长

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