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Have you been involved in a project where research was successfully applied in practice? Our case study competition celebrates the role that research plays in delivering great structural engineering projects.
Your case study could describe project-driven research and development, collaboration with academia and industry that led to practical outcomes in a built structure, or existing research that was applied in a new context.
Your submission should include a 1,500 word case study with up to three images or diagrams.
Your case study should cover:
Please be specific when describing project benefits and outcomes, defining the benefits either quantitatively or qualitatively relative to normal practice.
Judges will consider:
Contact the technical team.
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.
Publish Date - 23 October 2020
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.