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Prior Engineer’s Efforts Recognized by IET

After earning a first class degree, an engineer from Prior Scientific has been awarded a prize by the Institute of Engineering and Technology.

Prior Scientific Instruments reports that James Duff, an Electrical Engineer for Prior, has been awarded the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) Prize for the most Outstanding Students, after graduating with a First Class BEng(Hons) Degree in Electronics. Mr Duff earned distinction throughout his course at Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge.

James originally joined Prior in October 2008 as an electronics apprentice in the assembly department. After completing his apprenticeship, he moved into the Research and Development Department whilst simultaneously undertaking a degree in Electronics.

Stuart Jarvis, Chief Technology Officer for Prior Scientific, says: “I am very proud that James has achieved this award, after being nominated by Anglia Ruskin, reflecting six years of hard work, both at University and in our R&D department. As a company which prides itself on being at the cutting edge of new technology, we’re aware that continuous staff education and training is vital to our future success, and so we’re very pleased to see that James’ efforts have been recognized.”

James will continue to work in the Research and Development department, working on electronic design, development and testing.

To discuss how Prior Scientific’s Research and Development Department can help you design a customized solution for your particular application, please visit, phone +44 (0) 1223 881 711, or email


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