Leicestershire and West Midlands Awayday

The Duke of York visited Leicestershire and the West Midlands on 29th September, 2015 with a programme focussed on Science, Sport and Education.

His Royal Highness started the day with a visit to the Mars Waltham Centre for Pet Nutrition, a leading scientific authority in pet nutrition and wellbeing.

The Duke met with animal researchers, scientists and specialists before watching a demonstration on Quantitative Light-Induced Fluorescence and Fluoroscopy. His Royal Highness unveiled a commemorative plaque to mark his visit to the centre before moving on to Leicestershire.

The Duke of York visited Charnwood Forest Golf Club to celebrate their 125th anniversary. His Royal Highness met with members and officials from the club and accepted Honorary Membership of the Club.

The Duke of York ended the day at the University of Birmingham Quantum Hub to discuss recent developments in the area of quantum technology.

The University of Birmingham Quantum Hub, in conjunction with the Universities of Glasgow, Nottingham, Southampton, Strathclyde and Sussex, aims to provide solutions to industry challenges such as traffic disruption and delays.

During the visit, His Royal Highness visited the University’s Cold Atoms and Gravity Gradient Laboratories.

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