Len Blavatnik

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Dark energy ‘chameleon trap’ wins £100,000 prize for Nottingham scientist
Ingeniously simple lab experiment led by Prof Clare Burrage recognised by Blavatnik awards

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

22, Jan, 2023 @6:39 PM

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Imperial War Museum to use billionaire’s gift to open new galleries
More artworks, film and photos acquired after donation by foundation of UK’s richest person

Harriet Sherwood Arts and culture correspondent

08, Feb, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Moscow-on-Thames: Soviet-born billionaires and their ties to UK's political elite
How party donations, sports teams and lavish London residences have granted access to highest echelons of public life

Luke Harding and Rob Davies

25, Jul, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Oxford academic claims Trump protest led to 'excommunication'
Prof Bo Rothstein, who resigned over university patron’s support for Trump inauguration, claims he was banned from school and contacting students

Matthew Weaver

31, Oct, 2017 @5:21 PM

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V&A 'honoured' to get donation from Trump donor Len Blavatnik
Museum’s director Tristram Hunt says it welcomes money from people of ‘all political views’

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

06, Sep, 2017 @1:18 PM

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Should Oxford and the V&A take millions from Ukranian-born billionaire Len Blavatnik?
Fallout from resignation of Oxford professor at school bearing tycoon’s name latest in which business background has been raised

Graham Ruddick Media editor

03, Sep, 2017 @6:24 PM

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Billy Connolly leads the way in Queen’s birthday honours list
Actor knighted in recognition of services to entertainment and charity, and is joined by Paul McCartney, JK Rowling and Delia Smith on the list

Maev Kennedy

16, Jun, 2017 @9:30 PM

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Tate Modern names extension after billionaire Len Blavatnik
USSR-born tycoon made one of largest donations in Tate’s history to help fund building temporarily named Switch House

Hannah Ellis-Petersen

04, May, 2017 @2:36 PM

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Ex-BBC TV chief Danny Cohen joins Len Blavatnik’s Access Industries
Former director of television to head new entertainment division at Warner Music owner’s group

Mark Sweney

12, May, 2016 @1:24 PM

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Property tycoons David and Simon Reuben top Sunday Times rich list
Lewis Hamilton and Sacha Baron-Cohen among new entrants while a number of Britain’s billionaires saw their fortunes fall

Rob Davies

24, Apr, 2016 @10:06 PM

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V&A museum project boosted by billionaire's donation
New entrance hall to be named after Len Blavatnik whose £75m donation to Oxford University last year attracted criticism

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

21, Apr, 2016 @2:01 PM

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When does philanthropy end and dirty self-promotion begin? | Julian Baggini
The naming of an Oxford University centre after its benefactor, Len Blavatnik, raises complex questions that can be resolved only at the moral mixing desk

Julian Baggini

05, Nov, 2015 @12:42 PM

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