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Dr Paola Lettieri attends award ceremony for the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering at Buckingham Palace

12 July 2013

PL with the Queen2

On 25th June 2013 Dr Paola Lettieri attended the awards ceremony for the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering, held at Buckingham Palace.  She was invited by the Royal Academy of Engineering as part of a selected panel of scientists, as a former Royal Academy Research Fellow.  Dr Lettieri was the first woman engineer to be awarded a RAEng Research Fellowship in 2000.

PL with the Queen1

The event at Buckingham Palace follows the launch event for the Queen Elizabeth Prize held in the Science Museum on 17th November 2011 which was attended by the Prime Minister David Cameron, his Deputy Nick Clegg and the Labour party leader Ed Milliband.  Subsequently Dr Lettieri was invited by the Royal Academy of Engineering to be part of a focus group to discuss the Queen Elizabeth Prize and potential nominations for that prize. She then attended the prize announcement event held at the Royal Academy of Engineering event on 18th March 2013, where she met HRH the Princess Royal. 

The link to the Queen’s speech given at the Ceremony for the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering held at Buckingham Palace is below:

http://www.royal.gov.uk/LatestNewsandDiary/Speechesandarticles/2013/TThe%20Queen%20Elizabeth%20prize%20for%20Engineering%20speech.aspx

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