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James Dyson gives £8m to fund university engineering centre

9 May 2014 Last updated at 19:26 BST

A new engineering centre at the University of Cambridge will be funded by an £8m donation from Norfolk-born businessman James Dyson.

The four-storey facility will focus on providing up to 2,000 students with the freedom to research, develop and share ideas.

It is due to open next year.

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