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Contractor named for University of Oxford medical research building

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Morgan Sindall Construction has been appointed by the University of Oxford to deliver the Institute for Global Health building.

The 4,700m2 facility will accommodate 400 staff and 330 researchers over three floors. The building will act as a landing place and home for global health activities across the University and is said to represent an exciting new phase of development for medical research.

It will be constructed, insulated and ventilated to meet the rigorous environmental impact and energy-efficient design requirements to ensure Passivhaus standards are met. Morgan Sindall said it will deploy a range of intelligent solutions to achieve this, from sourcing sustainable materials to using the latest technologies and techniques.

Morgan Sindall Construction Area Director James York, said: “This state-of-the-art building will provide a modern, flexible space that will become a focal point for the University’s world-class medical research and it’s a privilege to play a role in its creation.”

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