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Sir Martin Evans Building

07 March 2013

Sir Martin Evans Building - Unveiling of the plaqueSir Martin Evans unveiling the plaque

In a special unveiling ceremony held earlier this week, the School of Biosciences officially re-named its building in honour of the University’s Nobel Prize winning Chancellor, Sir Martin Evans.

The building has been re-named the Sir Martin Evans Building, in celebration of the School’s former Director, whose contribution to medicine has earned him global recognition.

The unveiling ceremony was held in the presence of a number of luminaries that included Nobel Prize winner and Cardiff University Professorial Research Fellow, Robert Huber; the School’s current Director, Professor Ole Petersen FRS, and Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Professor Elizabeth Treasure.

Speaking at the launch Professor Treasure, said: "We are very pleased to name the School of Biosciences after Sir Martin Evans. His scientific research and contribution to higher education have made him a role model for burgeoning scientists across the country.

"This is a proud day for Sir Martin and Cardiff University. We hope his continuing legacy will inspire our students to do great things."