People and Papers Awards

The Institution issues several Awards throughout the year to exceptional individuals and teams. In recognition of these exemplary achievements we host an Annual Awards Luncheon, to which all winners are invited.

Click on the category box below for more information about each Award, for details on how to submit your entry, and to view the previous winners.

If you have any questions about the People and Papers Awards, just email

Papers Published in The Structural Engineer 2012
The Judging Panel award diplomas for Papers published in The Structural Engineer in the session January - December.
Excellence in Structural Engineering Education
Recognising academics who demonstrate a commitment to the highest standards of structural engineering teaching.
Educational Trust Pai Lin Li Travel Award
Allows outstanding engineers to spend 4-6 weeks outside their own country studying current practises and trends.

Lewis Kent Award 2013
Recognising personal services by a member to the Institution or profession. Chosen by the Nominations Committee.
Service Awards 2013
For services as a Regional Group official or in another capacity. Chosen by the Nominations Committee.
Young Structural Engineering Professional Award
Recognising exciting new talent at work in the profession.

Kenneth Severn Award 2013
An annual essay competition in which young engineers are invited to answer a question set by our President.
Keith Eaton Award
For exceptional personal contributions towards the advancement of the Institution’s international interests.
Lifetime Achievement Award
For outstanding commitment to Institution activities. Chosen by the Nominations Committee.

Previous winners
Click here to see a list of Awards presented at previous People and Papers Awards Luncheons and for more information about the winners.

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