University of Dundee Life Sciences
Work has begun on the expansion of the University of Dundee‘s College of Life Sciences this week with the £12.5m Centre for Translational and Interdisciplinary Research (CTIR) building work commencing.
Around 200 new research jobs will be created when the building is complete, in Autumn 2013, further cementing the international reputation of the work already carried out in the College. The research/work done here has a massive economic and social impact in Dundee with diabetes, cancer and tropical diseases amongst the many research areas.
This image is of the Sir James Black Centre and the Wellcome Trust Biocentre in the distance, which makes up part of the Life Sciences complex and was only taken two months ago on one of the very rare sunny days that we had. I visited the building a couple of times in the days beforehand to see what time of day would give the best lighting conditions and decided on late afternoon when the sun would be around the front and on this corner. The intensity of the light was superb and the glare/light streaks were a welcome bonus.
More information along with a webcam showing the contraction as it progresses can be found on the CTIR website.Centre for Translational and Interdisciplinary Research Website →