George Davies Centre: Media pack

Information, picture galleries, news items and press releases on the new George Davies Centre, known as the Centre for Medicine during construction.

Centre for Medicine

Architect's impression of the new Centre for Medicine


About the project

Appeal video

Design concept


Associated Architects' project information

Sir Robert and Lady Hilary Burgess Research and Teaching Fund

Heartbeat ball in aid of new Centre for Medicine

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Picture galleries:

Design images (courtesy of Associated Architects)

Official groundbreaking ceremony

News items:

The George Davies Centre will be officially named on 11 November - 13/10/17

Latest award for Centre for Medicine recognises efforts to promote positive change - 26/5/17

Centre for Medicine Winner in the 2017 Global Good Awards - 24/5/17

More plaudits for University’s innovative Centre for Medicine - 9/5/17

‘Renewal’ statue to find new home outside Centre for Medicine - 8/2/17

Award for Centre for Medicine’s sustainability credentials - 23/11/16

An architect’s view of the Centre for Medicine project - 22/6/16

Centre for Medicine Achieves BREEAM Certificate of Excellence - 13/6/16

New film explores environmental impact of Centre for Medicine building - 06/05/15

Iconic sculpture to be unveiled at Highcross - 02/03/15

University launches Centre for Medicine Appeal video - 23/02/15

£10 million appeal launches to transform medical teaching, research and patient care - 23/05/14

Black tie ball for University's biggest ever project - 19/05/14

Update on construction of the new Centre for Medicine - 26/02/14

Innovative new Centre for Medicine to offer live patient consultations - 16/12/13

Cutting-edge research at new Centre for Medicine - 13/12/13

New Centre for Medicine will be a 'ground-breaking' achievement - 12/12/13

Estates news

Press releases/features:

The future of medical education built on a history of philanthropy (image gallery) - 16/11/17

Sir David and Michael Attenborough CBE to officially name landmark medical building in honour of fashion retailer George Davies - 13/10/17

University of Leicester Passivhaus building wins international science accolade - 16/5/17

Liz Kendall MP visits new Centre for Medicine at University of Leicester to see benefits of EU funding - 17/3/16

BriggsAmasco helps provide thermally-efficient centre designed as a global benchmark in medical teaching and research - 04/04/16

New state-of-the-art University of Leicester building to achieve record level of energy efficiency - 06/05/12

Iconic 'Renewal' sculpture to be unveiled by University of Leicester at Highcross - 02/03/15

Local woman fighting cancer endorses Centre for Medicine Appeal - 23/02/15

Putting patients at the heart of healthcare education - 27/05/14

University of Leicester announces £10 million appeal for state-of-the-art medical building - 23/05/14

University of Leicester showcases its biggest ever project at Heartbeat Ball 2014 - 19/05/14

Putting patients at the heart of practice - Graduates' Review, Spring 2014

Official groundbreaking ceremony report - 18/12/13

Patient consultations to be 'beamed up' to medical students in innovative new Centre for Medicine - 16/12/13

Cutting-edge research to be conducted at new Centre for Medicine - 13/12/13

New Centre for Medicine will be a 'ground-breaking' achievement - 12/12/13

In the media:

Leicester home to largest non-residential Passivhaus - University Business 1/08/16

Leicester home to largest non-residential Passivhaus - EdQuarter 1/08/16

Leicester home to largest non-residential Passivhaus - Building4Education 1/08/16

University Challenge - Architecture Today 8/08/16

Lean green learning machines - EdQuarter 22/06/15

University's new Centre for Medicine set to become one of UK's greenest buildings - Leicester Mercury 13/05/15

Largest UK Passivhaus to be built - University Business 13/05/15

Sculpture unveiled to symbolise new Centre for Medicine - Leicester Mercury 04/03/15

Over £70 Thousand Raised at University of Leicester’s Heartbeat Ball 2014 - Pukaar News 27/05/14

Black tie ball to raise cash for medicine centre - Leicester Mercury 17/05/14

University of Leicester to open ground-breaking Medical Centre - Pukaar News 04/04/14

Work to start on £42 million Centre for Medicine at University of Leicester - Leicester Mercury 14/12/13

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