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Harding Prize Presentations

Event organised by The British Tunnelling Society

21 April 2022
19:00 - 20:30 BST (GMT+1)
Institution of Civil Engineers
One Great George Street
London, SW1P 3AA
United Kingdom

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The Harding Prize competition is named in honour of Sir Harold Harding, the founding Chairman of the BTS. The competition is open to young engineers aged 33 or under. Original paper submitted must address aspects of tunnelling which are considered of interest to the tunnelling industry, with the winning paper selected by a judging panel.

The following three finalists will present their paper(s):

  • Christopher Barrett (BAM Nuttall), The planning and construction of mainline tunnel B Connection Tunnel
  • Oliver Dzur (Skanska SK a.s), The concept of the escape route – escape shafts – for the Tunnel Visnove Slovakia
  • Zhengyao Mark AN (University of Cambridge), A numerical approach to estimate the rock pillar strength.


This is an in-person event and advance registration is not required.

Tea & coffee will be served from 17:30 – 18:00 hrs; post-lecture drinks will be held at Westminster Arms (9 & 10 Storey's Gate, London SW1P 3AT)

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For more information please contact:

Shelly-Ann Russell