Round Twelve Prize-winners were honoured at an awards ceremony at Buckingham Palace on 22nd February 2018. Click here for more information

Promoting world-class excellence and chievement through The Queen's Anniversary Prizes for Higher and Further Education

The Royal Anniversary Trust

The Royal Anniversary Trust is an independent charity - registered number 1,000,000 - concerned with the advancement of education for public benefit.  It was set up in 1990 with the object of carrying out a programme of events and programmes during 1992, with official endorsement and funded and supported from private sources, to mark the 40th anniversary of The Queen’s accession and her years of service as Head of State.  The Trust currently works to promote world class excellence in UK universities and colleges through oversight and management of The Queen’s Anniversary Prizes for Higher and Further Education, part of the UK honours system.

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" The award of the Queen’s Anniversary Prize has been enormously beneficial for The University of Manchester – it aided the establishment and growth of our world-leading X-ray Imaging Facility, which is to become a National facility as part of the Sir Henry Royce Institute for Advanced Materials Hub, to be located in Manchester.
Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell, Vice-Chancellor, University of Manchester
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