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The panel administers our Research Fund.
It oversees the Research Award, MSc Research Grant and Undergraduate Research Grant and develops initiatives to attract young people into research careers.
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Bringing together practitioners, academics and students in a showcase of outstanding structural engineering research.
Six previous winners of awards at the Young Researchers Conference update us on their careers and give their thoughts on the future of research and structural engineering.
The executive summary from a 2018 Research Award-winning project. The project worked to experimentally explore and numerically describe the ductile behaviour of hollow steel sections in cyclical loading in the inelastic range.
A report summarising a 2018 Research Award-winning project. The project developed recommendations for the casting position factor !1 used in the determination of basic bond strength of reinforcement in EC2.
Jon Shave discusses how his career has been shaped since winning the Young Researchers Conference prize and talks about why research is so important to the industry.
The report of the 2019 Research into Practice Award winner. The project report covers the development of accurate assessment and design procedures for FRP retrofit solutions. The project outcomes were incorporated in to the Turkish Earthquake Code and New Zealand Seismic Assessment Guidelines to be used by structural engineers.
The report of the 2020 Research into Practice Award winner. The project investigated how to undertake higher yield steel reinforcement and its implementation at HS2's Old Oak Station.
Read prize-winning research papers free and discover its first Journal Impact Factor – an important measure of quality for academic journals.