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Education, science and world affairs

The Duke of Edinburgh maintains a serious interest in science, technology and industry. He has visited research stations and laboratories, coalmines and factories, engineering works and industrial plants – all with the aim of understanding, and contributing to the improvement of, British industrial life. Prince Philip has also supported education and the arts through his association with organisations such as the Royal Society of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce, and in his role as Chancellor of the University of Cambridge and Chancellor of the University of Edinburgh