BDS Dissertation Prize 2018

In 2018 the British Dam Society will run its inaugural dissertation prize competition. This competition aims to capture, publicize and recognize some of the excellent ongoing research into dams by undergraduate and taught post-graduate students based in the UK.

The competition is open to any student member of the BDS who will be completing a dissertation in 2018, either as part of a taught course BEng, MEng or a coursework-based MSc. The dissertation should be completed in the field of civil engineering and the research described in the dissertation should be relevant to dams. The topics may include geotechnics, hydualics, fluid mechanics, structural engineering, environmental impact, etc. It is intended that the dissertation should represent the student’s own work completed as part of the third or final year assessment for an MEng graduate degree, the final year of a BEng graduate degree, or as part of coursework completed in satisfaction of an MSc postgraduate degree. Dissertations produced as part of MRes or similar postgraduate research based degrees/diplomas etc. are not eligible for the award.

Closing Date for entries is: 27th January 2019.

Further details and the entry procedure are available on the flyer available here.

The application form is available here in excel format.

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