“The fellowship, created by the Cambridge Union Society in partnership with Professor Stephen Hawking in 2017, is an honorary scholarship to recognise recipients’ contributions to the STEM fields and social discourse,” Batley reports. “Ive, who is responsible for designing the iMac, iPod, MacBookAir, iPhone and iPad, is an honorary fellow of Jesus College. He holds over 5,000 patents and was knighted in 2006 for his ‘services to the design industry’'”
“Hawking delivered the Inaugural Fellowship Lecture in November 2017, in what was one of his last public appearances before his death in March 2018,” Batley reports. “In the announcement, Charles Connor, Cambridge Union Society President for Michaelmas 2018, described Ive as one of the ‘most influential individuals in modern technology.'”
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