There have been 275 different Prize-winning entries since the scheme was launched in 1994. The winning colleges and universities come from all four countries of the UK and from all types of institution, both older and newer.
Their work comes from a wide range of disciplines. In the last round this included novel solutions for low carbon energy, the development of new measures for global poverty, creative writing to promote the understanding of cultural diversity, research identifying and combating micro-plastics, protein science leading to new drugs and therapies, innovative education for the jewellery industry, vocational and degree-level engineering training for UK infrastructure development, driving national policies to alleviate homelessness, supporting the digital economy and pest management.
Staff and student representatives from the Prize-winning institutions are invited to the presentation of the Prizes, which are received by the institution heads at an investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace. The Prizes open the door to new business and developmental opportunities, new partnerships and other practical support in the years ahead.
Find out more about the most recent winners on this page or look through our archive of past winners.
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A total of 22 Prizes were awarded in the 13th round of the Queen’s Anniversary Prizes.