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The Beatrice Shilling Building

The new lecture theatre, seminar rooms, labs and creative and collaborative spaces will be the state-of-the-art home of the Department of Electronic Engineering.

How will it look?

Professor Howard talks you through the department

The building

  • HEFCE awarded Royal Holloway a £5 million grant to develop The Beatrice Shilling Building in order to encourage more female engineers and begin to address the national shortage.
  • Awarded 'BREEAM Excellent' at design stage, it will be ready by summer 2018
  • 3,950sqm 3-storey building, open 24/7
  • 268 seat lecture theatre
  • 80 seat lecture theatre with interactive bench seating
  • Two seminar rooms, one electronics teaching laboratory and one PC laboratory
  • A creative learning suite with three adjacent spaces
  • A roof-topped field laboratory with solar panels and wind turbine
  • Open plan offices for PhD students and academic staff

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