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British Geotechnical Association 53rd Cooling prize competition

Event organised by ICE

29 March 2022

This event has now ended


This event is the culmination of the competition with four selected finalists given an opportunity to present a poster, relevant to their submission. The event is being hosted by the Scottish Ground Engineering Group on behalf of the BGA.

The Cooling Prize competition is held annually by the British Geotechnical Association (BGA) and is named after Dr Leonard Cooling, one of the founders of British Soil Mechanics, a former chair of the BGA, and the 2nd Rankine Lecturer. The Cooling Prize competition is intended for professionals in the geotechnical/ground engineering industry in the early stages of their careers.

Selected finalists will be presenting their posters on Tuesday 29 March 2022.

An Interval talk will be presented by Professor Simon Wheeler of the University of Glasgow on ‘Capillary Barrier Systems for prevention of rainfall-induced slope instability: development of a simplified method of analysis”, during which the judges will assess the presentations and determine the winner of the 53rd Cooling Prize.

For further information on this event plesse contact Christopher Currie.

For more information please contact:

Lynn Dow