Will you help give young scientists a place to learn?

Our world needs scientists

There is a shortage of STEM skills in the UK. At a time when rapid technological change is opening up new possibilities, our industries are struggling with an ageing population and a changing political landscape.

Jobs in science, research, engineering and technology are predicted to rise twice as fast as other occupations between now and 2023. But 40% of employers are already reporting major barriers in hiring the right people.

You can help make a difference. We want to build on Norwich’s proud reputation as a powerhouse of scientific research and our long tradition of academic excellence at the University. Now, with your support, we have the chance to put UEA at the forefront of science education. Will you join us?

Help build a state-of-the-art new UEA science building

Your support can help us transform the way science is taught at UEA.

In our new flagship science building, due to open later in 2019, researchers of the future will work side-by-side across disciplines and degree courses in state-of-the-art laboratories. Cutting-edge equipment will promote hands-on, interactive learning. And, because scientific experimentation and analysis often lasts days or weeks, a tissue culture lab, microscopy suite and project lab will be open 24 hours a day.

Here, 3,000 students a year will receive the highest-quality research-led teaching and learning in the most disability-friendly labs in the country. The result? A pipeline of highly employable STEM graduates for industries in the UK and around the world.

The building is almost complete. But it is far from fully-equipped. The generosity of people like you is crucial if we are to give young scientists the tools they need to change the world.

How you can help

Please will you make a gift now to help support the UEA science building?

Your gift could pay for state-of-the-art equipment that will make our labs truly world-class.

Want to make your mark? If you’re interested in making a larger contribution, there are also opportunities to name laboratories to recognise your generosity.

To find out more, please contact Laura-Jane Ryves, Senior Development Manager in the Development Team.

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