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Donald Davies Prize

Founded in 2002 in memory of Professor Donald Davies, computing pioneer, whose work on the ACE computer and contributions to packet switching networks where instrumental in the early development and application of computing. A friend of UCL and an intellectual collaborator

  1. A prize known as the Donald Davies Prize may be awarded in each session.

  2. The Prize is awarded by the Council on the recommendation of the Faculty of Mathematical and Physical Sciences.

  3. The Prize is awarded to an outstanding finalist of the Mathematics and Computer Science degree. Only one prize may be awarded per year.

  4. The value of the Prize is £100.

  5. No application is necessary.

  6. The qualifications of candidates are considered by the Joint Board of Examiners of Mathematics and Computer Science.

  7. The award is announced in July.

  8. The College reserves the right to vary these regulations should it become necessary to do so in order to ensure the continued use of the resources in the fund.

  9. Awards are subject to the provision of the General Regulations.