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People and Papers Awards

The People and Papers Awards celebrate outstanding individual accomplishment and the best articles featured in The Structural Engineer and Structures. Awards are presented annually during a Luncheon in June.

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 events@istructe.org.

Sir Arnold Waters Medal

Sir Arnold Waters Medal

Open to presentations that have won a Regional Group award during the session.

Excellence in Structural Engineering Education

Excellence in Structural Engineering Education

International award recognising high-quality university-level teaching of structural engineering.

The Pai Lin Li Travel Award

The Pai Lin Li Travel Award

Grants to members who wish to study current practice or trends outside their own country.

Kenneth Severn Award

The Kenneth Severn Award

Granted to the best submission from a young engineer in response to a question set by the current President.

Service Awards

Service Awards

The winners for the Service Awards are selected by The Nominations Committee.

Lewis Kent Award

The Lewis Kent Award

This Award is presented for personal services by a member to the Institution or the profession.

Keith Eaton Award

Keith Eaton Award

For outstanding or exceptional personal contributions towards the advancement of the Institution’s international interests.

Lifetime Achievement Award

Lifetime Achievement Award

The Lifetime Achievement Award winner is nominated by The Nominations Committee.

Young Structural Engineering Professional Award

Young Structural Engineering Professional Award

For young professionals who demonstrate outstanding performance and show exceptional promise.

Murray Buxton Award

Murray Buxton Award

Awarded for papers of general interest.

Guthrie Brown Award

Guthrie Brown Award

Awarded for papers of merit, written by a member/s under 40 years of age.

Derrington Construction Award

Derrington Construction Award

Awarded for papers of merit deemed to refer to construction and/or health and safety.

Husband Prize

Husband Prize

Awarded for papers of merit related to bridges.

Clancy Prize

Clancy Prize

Awarded for papers of merit related to the understanding and practice of the whole life management of structures.

Oscar Faber Award

Oscar Faber Award

Awarded for papers presented for discussion at Evening Meetings or colloquia of the Institution during the year.


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