News archive: 2014

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New Knowledge Quarter launched by the Chancellor

The new Knowledge Quarter, a partnership of 35 academic, cultural, research, scientific and media organisations based in Kings Cross, Euston and Bloomsbury, was launched by the Chancellor, George Osborne today at the British Library in London.
04 December 2014

Crick awards Hard FM contract

After a six month rigorous procurement process, the Crick has awarded its Hard Facilities Management (FM) contract to CBRE Norland, a leading UK facilities management provider. This is the largest single contract the Crick will award to an external supplier, who will be responsible for all the maintenance of the building and engineering infrastructure within the 1 million square feet institute.
21 November 2014

The Crick hosts the London Evening Standard’s 1000 event

The London Evening Standard chose the Francis Crick Institute as the venue to unveil its annual list of the 1000 most influential people in London this evening.
16 October 2014

Rising star of art world commissioned by the Crick to create stunning public sculpture

Paul Nurse, Director of the Francis Crick Institute, has announced today that the London artist Conrad Shawcross has been commissioned to create a stunning piece of public art for the institute.
06 October 2014

Sharing research data

The Crick is proud to have played a leading role in creating the framework for a new shared data centre. In line with the institute's collaborative ethos, this facility will allow researchers from participating organisations to access each other’s research data.
10 September 2014

David Roblin joins the Crick as COO and Director of Scientific Translation

Dr David Roblin, the former Site Head and Head of Research for Pfizer's European Research & Development HQ, has been appointed as the new Chief Operating Officer and Director of Scientific Translation of the Francis Crick Institute.
01 September 2014

Dr David Roblin joins the Francis Crick Institute as Chief Operating Officer and Director of Translation

Dr David Roblin, the former Site Head and Head of Research for Pfizer's European Research & Development HQ, has been appointed as the new Chief Operating Officer and Director of Translation of the Francis Crick Institute.
01 July 2014

Record-breaking attendance at Crick event

A record-breaking 6,900 people came to the Science Museum's Lates event last night (Wednesday 26 February) to meet scientists from the Crick's partner organisations.
27 February 2014

The Crick to benefit from £8.9m medical bioinformatics grant

The Minister for Science and Universities, the Rt Hon David Willetts, announced today that the Medical Research Council (MRC) has made an investment of £8.9 million to a consortium of institutions, including the Francis Crick Institute.
06 February 2014