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NeuRA opens Level 6 of the Margarete Ainsworth Building

Today NeuRA proudly opened Level 6 of the Margarete Ainsworth Building.

The support of Mrs Margarete Ainsworth, the NSW Government, and other key building appeal donors has been essential for the completion of the building located in Sydney. The building is still not fully complete with one more level yet to be opened.

The first research teams to occupy the new laboratories will be the Sydney Brain Bank, and Professor Glenda Halliday’s group who work on Parkinson’s disease and dementia.

NeuRA would like to thank the professionalism of builders, Cockram, and project manager Winton Associates.

NeuRA’s Executive Director and CEO Professor Peter Schofield says, “We are delighted that the Level 6 fit-out project is to be submitted to the Master Builders Association for an Excellence in Construction Award.”

And of the research, he says, “Our research is already benefiting from the productive, collaborative work spaces which our scientists now enjoy.

“Further to that, the NSW Government has recently announced a capital grant of $10 million to match Mrs Ainsworth’s gift, which will allow us to progress further fit out work and renovations over the coming months.”

Professor Schofield gave special thanks to Cockram, who made a generous donation to NeuRA to mark the milestone.

In the coming months laboratory support services will also relocate to Level 6.