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Queen's Anniversary Prizes

The Queen's Anniversary Prizes are awarded every two years to universities and colleges across the UK for work of outstanding excellence. 

Our research teams and staff members have an excellent track record of success due to their strong research and practical impact.

Prize winners

Down’s Syndrome Vision Research Unit

Won the 2017 prize for its pioneering research and treatment of vision problems in children with Down’s syndrome.

MRC Centre for Neuropsychiatric Genetics and Genomics

Won a Queen's Anniversary Prize in 2015 for achieving outstanding transformative insights into causes, diagnosis and treatment of mental illness.

Geoenvironmental Research Centre

Won the 2013 prize for pioneering research in the field of geoenvironmental engineering responding to land-based environmental problems

The Violence Research Group

Won the 2009 prize for research bringing about practical action locally, nationally and internationally to reduce violent assault injuries.

Institute of Medical Genetics

Won the 2007 prize for work identifying genetic causes of diseases and developing new diagnostic tests and treatments.

Manufacturing Engineering Centre

Won the 2000 prize in recognition of its contribution to the economy.

University of Wales College of Medicine (now merged with Cardiff University)

The present worldwide use of labelled antibody assays based on chemiluminescence is testimony to the significance of the College's work