Emerging Engineers Award Scotland

Call for Papers for the Emerging Engineers Award 2015/16 for Aberdeen, Dundee and Edinburgh.

Call for papers for the Emerging Engineers competition in Scotland.
Call for papers for the Emerging Engineers competition in Scotland.

The Emerging Engineers Award (formerly the Graduate and Student Papers Competition) promotes and rewards excellence in the originality and communication of civil engineering ideas and research. It offers ICE graduate and student members (including trainee technicians) the opportunity to submit a paper on any civil engineering related topic in the format of research, a report or essay.

Entering the Emerging Engineers Award (EEA) gives you a great chance to:

  • Promote new ideas, research and best practice to the engineering community.
  • Develop your self-marketing skills and confidence in public speaking.
  • Improve your written and verbal skills in readiness for Professional Review.
  • Demonstrate your talent to the engineering community and peers.
  • Add to your Continuing Professional Development (CPD) record.
  • Win cash prizes at the Regional Final and ultimately, the prestigious Global Final.

Entries should preferably be based on your own work and can be adapted from university/employment research papers, project reports, quarterly employment reports, written exercises or professional review reports.

Branch winners gain entry to the Scotland Regional Final and the regional winner will be shortlisted for the 2015 Emerging Engineers Award Global Final where the prestigious Institution Medal and further cash prizes can be won.

Dundee Area Branch

  • 1st prize £200
  • 2nd prize £100
  • 3rd prize £50

Open to all current student, graduate and trainee technician Members of the Institution of Civil Engineers who live, work or study in the Dundee Area.

To enter, register your intent to submit a paper by completing and sending the ICE3159 application form, together with a synopsis of your paper to a.minto@dundee.ac.uk no later than Thursday 31st December 2015. For further details visit ice.org.uk/eea.

For further information contact Andrew Minto on 07557783986 or at: a.minto@dundee.ac.uk

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Edinburgh Area Branch

  • 1st prize £150
  • 2nd prize £100
  • 3rd prize £50

Open to ICE members who reside in the area from the Firth of Forth to the Borders.

Applicants are asked to submit a synopsis of up to 400 words accompanied by an application form to Jane Templeton at: jane.templeton@jacobs.com by Wednesday 23rd December 2015.

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Aberdeen Association of Civil Engineers

  • 1st prize £250
  • 2nd prize £100
  • 3rd prize £50

Entrants chosen to present will receive complimentary invitation to the AACE Annual Dinner in February.

Applications are open for entrants under the age of 35. Presentations shall be 20 minutes in length, plus 10 additional minutes for Q&A.

Entries to be submitted by Friday 15th January 2016. For further information contact: Elaine Dalgarno at elaine.dalgarno@atkinsglobal.com.

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