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On the morning of Friday, February 8, 2013, Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal inaugurated the new Faculty of Engineering and Computing building at Coventry University.
According to a press release via Coventry University, the new £55 million is a:
“…striking, eco-friendly structure, which houses an impressive array of high-tech equipment, symbolic of the University’s ongoing commitment to invest in our engineering future and support technology-based companies.
The building’s design, from the way that classrooms and laboratories are arranged to the way that cutting-edge technology is used throughout, also reflects the University’s innovative approach to teaching and learning which is firmly focused on preparing students for successful careers.”
During her visit The Princess Royal toured the new building, met with professors as well as students.
Photo courtesy of Coventry University
During today’s event the prince awarded the top prize, the Gastronomic Academy Dairy Medal, to Mr. Daniel Räms of Räms Food and Gastronomy.
According to the Swedish royal court, the Årets Kock began in 1983 and is “… organized by the Swedish dairy company in collaboration with the Gastronomiska Akademien, Svenska Kockars Förening and the Föreningen Årets Kock.”