Queen's Anniversary Prize Winner
Edinburgh Napier University has been awarded the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education for 2009.
This is the first occasion in the history of the University that we have received this highly prestigious prize, which is awarded biennially to reward universities and colleges that demonstrate work of a world-class standard of excellence.
The award was made for ‘Innovative housing construction for environmental benefit and quality of life’. It recognised the outstanding contribution knowledge exchange made by the Building Performance Centre and the development of Robust Details for use in the Building Standard Regulations. The project involved improving sound insulation between attached dwellings
This recognition complements the world-leading classification awarded to Architecture and Built Environment during the Research Assessment Exercise 2008.
The prize was presented by Her Majesty The Queen at a national honours ceremony held at Buckingham Palace Palace in February 2010.