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Young Professionals Paper Prize


Deadline extended: 18th October 2018.

Early career architects, engineers and designers (expected to be under 35 and based in the UK) are invited to submit a single author paper for judging for the new IABSE British Group Paper Prize. Shortlisted authors will be invited to the IABSE Milne medal dinner. The winner of the paper competition will be awarded with a contribution of £400 towards participation and travel to an upcoming IABSE international conference in 2019. Winner and runner up papers may be published as articles on the IABSE British Group website.
What makes your project interesting and special? Papers should outline a project that you are or have been working on, define what are the key drivers for the project, explain the key architectural or structural engineering interventions that have been made, and take a critical view of the overall success of the project. A successful paper will engage the reader and provide a fascinating insight into the process of designing a new or adapting an old structure.
Papers should be limited to 1300 words. Images and figures may be incorporated but the submission must cover no more than five pages (limitation of 5 A4 sides) at point size 11.


Judging Criteria:
Engagement of the reader
Communication of technical content and overall written style
Insight and understanding of the wider project
Understanding and communication of the impact of our work on the wider community


Authors are required to confirm with the relevant people (project director or as appropriate) that the subject matter is appropriate for public dissemination.


18th  October 2018           Entry deadline
19th to 31st October         Judging
1st November                    Shortlist announced and invitations issued to the Milne Medal Dinner
13th November                 Awards announced at Milne Medal lecture
Please note that success in this competition will not lead directly to your paper being accepted for presentation at an IABSE Symposium.




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