ICE Emerging Engineers Award call for papers for South Branch

Submit your papers for the Emerging Engineers Awards 2017 to demonstrate your communication of civil engineering ideas and research for anyone in the South Branch area

2015 Emerging Engineers award winner.
2015 Emerging Engineers award winner.

The Emerging Engineers Award promotes and rewards outstanding communication of civil engineering ideas and research.

It offers all ICE student, graduate and trainee technician members the opportunity to submit a paper on any civil engineering related topic in the format of research, a report or an essay.

Entering the Emerging Engineers Award (EEA) allows applicants to:

  • Showcase talent in the wider engineering community
  • Develop skills and confidence in public speaking
  • Improve written and verbal skills in preparation for professional review
  • Promote their employer or universities name

Entries should be based on an applicant's own work and can be adapted from university projects, quarterly employment reports or professional review reports.

The branch final will take place at the University of Portsmouth on 30th January 2017.

The Dr Mike Cooper Memorial Award will be presented to the winning submission along with £150 prize money, with a further £75 and £25 awarded for second and third places respectively. The prize fund has been generously donated on Mike's behalf by his family, friends and colleagues.

The branch winner may be shortlisted for the 2017 Emerging Engineers Global Final, where the prestigious Institution Medal and further cash prizes can be won.

Entries consist of an initial single A4 page synopsis (approximately 400 words) which, if shortlisted, should be developed further into a final submission of no more than 4,000 words.


Submission date for application form and synopsis: 28th October 2016.
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Finalists notified by: 9th December 2016
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This competition is open to any Graduate or Student ICE Members who live, work or study in the South Branch region.