Calestous Juma Among Panel Judges for the Queen Elizabeth Prize

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Among the judges for this year’s Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering was Calestous Juma (pictured with Brian Cox, fellow panelist and professor at University of Manchester ). The Queen Elizabeth Prize, designed to become a “Nobel” for engineering, was set up with cross-party backing and industry support to celebrate innovators with global impact.

The verdict is in: Professor Robert Langer of MIT has won the £1m award for his development of drug-release systems, tissue building and microchip implants.