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Flagship Science Facility

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A science facility built for the ages

The new world-class facility will be home to Lincoln's leading-edge land-based education and research.

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Brick and solar facades

The new building will feature a wall-mounted solar array among its many sustainability attributes.

Breaking ground on the construction site February 2021

Breaking ground

Grant Edawards, Anthony Leighs, Bruce Gemmell and Bruce McKenzie breaking ground for the new science facility.

Interior A

Ground floor gathering spaces

The new facility will welcome visitors from all over campus and the wider science community.

Interior B

State-of-the-art lab spaces

The new building's layout will enable collaboration and cooperation across research projects.

The construction project for our flagship science facility was officially launched at a ground-breaking ceremony at the construction site in February 2021. 

The new building, due for completion in May 2023, will be a fit-for-future learning and research facility located within a bio-diverse park-like environment. 

The new science facilities will comprise: 

  • Modern, well-lit, climate-controlled learning areas, office workspace and collaboration spaces designed to suit the needs of students, staff, postgraduate researchers and our industry partners 
  • State-of-the-art research laboratories and equipment 
  • Contemporary teaching spaces 
  • Adjustable meeting and conference zones 
  • Multi-use social spaces 
  • Café and heat and eat area 
  • Purpose-built areas for specialist research activities. 

In line with the University’s sustainable infrastructure goals, the new building will have minimal environmental impact, featuring roof- and wall-mounted solar arrays, a ground-sourced heating/cooling system and a rainwater-fed toilet flushing system.