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University of Bristol: Plans for Extension

Nature volume 158, page 699 (16 November 1946) | Download Citation



ON October 29, mating of representative men and women of appeal was launched for funds for the of the University of Bristol. The for some years been engaged in for its future expansion and develop—Although it possesses several fine buildings, certain departments are already cramped. In the Medical Faculty, teaching has been dispersed and accommodation was severely restricted even before the Department of Anatomy was destroyed in an air raid. With the expansion which must take place to meet the demands for both undergraduate teaching and graduate training and research, new buildings are a necessity. The scope of the Faculty of Engineering has recently been enlarged by the foundation of the Sir George White chair of aeronautical engineering. The Faculty is housed at some distance from the University in a building on which it has no permanent hold, and new quarters are necessary here, too. Both in the Faculties of Arts and Science certain departments require more room, especially in view of the growing numbers of staff and scholars engaged on research.

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