Awards Program - Current Call for Nominations

This section details awards that are currently open for nomination in the following categories:

Engineers Australia College and Technical Society Awards 

RTSA Annual Scholarship 

Nominations for the 2015 RTSA Annual Scholarship are now open
 

The Rail Scholarship is offered annually by the RTSA and it is open to applications from railway professionals and technicians who can demonstrate an on-going record of work in the rail industry in Australasia for at least two years prior to lodging an application and are desirous of attaining a higher level of qualification by attending a university course that is relevant to their work either at graduate or undergraduate level.

For more information, please see the RTSA  Awards page. Nominations close Friday, 5th June 2015. 

 

John Connell Gold Medal 

 Nominations for the 2015 John Connell Gold Medal are now open
 
This award is for an eminent structural engineer. It is named after John Connell, principal and founder of John Connell and Associates. John Connell is considered to have made an outstanding contribution to the practise of structural engineering in Australia and to exporting Australian engineering skills to Asia in the 1970s and 1980s. He has continued to be involved with Aurecon since his retirement.
 
For more information, please see the Structural College Awards page. Nominations close Friday, 5th June 2015.
 

Most Encouraging Student or Non Profit Group in Gender Diversity

Nominations for the Most Encouraging Student or Non Profit Group in Gender Diversity are now open

Eligible companies are to be not-for-profit. This award is sponsored by Women In Engineering National Committee and considers nominations annually.

Nominees/nominators must address the fields provided in no more than 500 words per section and show how they have gained the attributes through engineering. Nominees/nominators are encouraged to address the relevant criteria for the award:

  1. Projects demonstrating recruiting, retaining and recognizing female engineers
  2. Audience number/Number of students targeted
  3. Number of current females studying engineering and/or studying engineering supporting the group
  4. Degree to which a company has fostered skills development of female engineers
  5. Degree to which female engineers have achieved career progression within the company

For more information, please see the Women in Engineering Awards page. Nominations close Tuesday, 30th June 2015.

Most Ambitious Company in Gender Diversity

Nominations for the Most Ambitious Company in Gender Diversity are now open

Eligible companies can be not-for-profit or commercial. This award is sponsored by Women In Engineering National Committee and considers nominations annually.

Nominees/nominators must address the fields provided in no more than 500 words per section and show how they have gained the attributes through engineering. Nominees/nominators are encouraged to address the relevant criteria for the award:

  1. Projects demonstrating recruiting, retaining and recognizing female engineers
  2. Significant effort in improvement of policies, procedures in regards to Gender Diversity
  3. Degree to which a company has fostered skills development of female engineers
  4. Degree to which female engineers have achieved career progression within the company
  5. Numbers of female engineers and female members of Engineers Australia per male equivalency (fellows, CPEng, members and grads)

For more information, please see the Women in Engineering Awards page. Nominations close Tuesday, 30th June 2015.

Most Outstanding Company in Gender Diversity

Nominations for the Most Outstanding Company in Gender Diversity are now open

Eligible companies can be not-for-profit or commercial. This award is sponsored by Women In Engineering National Committee and considers nominations annually.

Nominees/nominators must address the fields provided in no more than 500 words per section and show how they have gained the attributes through engineering. Nominees/nominators are encouraged to address the relevant criteria for the award:

  1. Projects demonstrating recruiting, retaining and recognizing female engineers
  2. Previous award or recognition or statement in Gender Diversity and/or significant effort in improvement of policies, procedures in regards to Gender Diversity
  3. Degree to which a company has fostered skills development of female engineers
  4. Degree to which female engineers have achieved career progression within the company
  5. Numbers of female engineers and female members of Engineers Australia per male equivalency (fellows, CPEng, members and grads)

For more information, please see the Women in Engineering Awards page. Nominations close Tuesday, 30th June 2015.

2015 Chemical Engineering Excellence Awards

Nominations for the 2015 Chemical Engineering Excellence Awards are now open
 
These annual awards provide a showcase for outstanding achievement in the field of Chemical Engineering. The Engineers Australia Chemical College, IChemE in Australia, SCENZ and RACI, in partnership with corporate sponsors, have instituted these awards to encourage and recognise excellence and to highlight the contribution made by Australian and New Zealand Chemical Engineers to the community. These awards are presented each year at the Chemeca Conference dinner.
 
For more information on the awards and to nominate, please click here.
Nominations close Monday, 13th July 2015.
 

2015 John Monash Medal

Nominations for the 2015 John Monash Medal are now open
 
Engineers Australia has established the John Monash Medal as an annual award to recognise outstanding contributions made by individuals towards increasing the awareness, and conservation, of Australia's engineering heritage.
 
The nominee should have, over a considerable period of time, made an outstanding contribution to Engineering Heritage in Australia, through one or more of the following:
  1. the raising of awareness of engineering heritage within the profession;
  2. the promotion of engineering heritage within the community;
  3. the recording and documentation of engineering heritage;
  4. the conservation of engineering heritage;
  5. such other contribution to engineering heritage as EHA may considers worthy of recognition.
This award is open to members and non-members of Engineers Australia.
 
For more information, please see the Engineering Heritage Australia Awards page. Nominations close Friday, 31st July 2015
 

2015 Colin Crisp Award

Nominations for the 2015 Colin Crisp Award are now open
 
The Colin Crisp Award shall be awarded for the most outstanding effort deemed by the Award Committee to have demonstrated excellence through one or more of the following activities:
  1. Conservation of an engineering work of historic or heritage significance
  2. Engineering work that facilitates or is essential to the successful conservation of an historic or heritage structure or building
  3. Recording, research, or documentation of an engineering history or heritage nature
  4. Education, or the creation of awareness in engineering history or heritage
  5. Such other endeavour related to engineering history or heritage, deemed by the Committee to be worthy.
For more information, please see the Engineering Heritage Australia Awards page. Nominations close Friday, 31st July, 2015
 

2015 Women in Biomedical Engineering Scholarship

Nominations for the 2015 Women in Biomedical Engineering Scholarship are now open
 
The recipient will receive a contribution towards attendance at a conference relevant to her discipline within 12 months of winning the scholarship. The prize will include admission to the conference, flights and accommodation (to the value of $2000).
 
Award to be delivered at a Biomedical Engineering Event. The event would be chosen based on the recipient’s region and discipline area. 
 
For more information, please see the Biomedical College Awards page. Nominations close Monday, 31st August, 2015.
 

2015 David Dewhurst Award

Nominations for the 2015 David Dewhurst Award are now open
 
The David Dewhurst Award honours Dr David Dewhurst, one of Australia's first prominent Biomedical Engineers. In 1974, he established the Institution of Biomedical Engineering (IBME), an early forerunner of the professional associations now representing biomedical engineering in Australia. For more information about David Dewhurst please click here.
 
The David Dewhurst Award is awarded annually to a member of the Biomedical engineering team who has made a significant contribution to the discipline.
 
The Award consists of a framed bronze medal and certificate and is presented at a special meeting or function of the College selected as appropriate by the Board of the College of Biomedical Engineering.
 
For more information, please see the Biomedical College Awards page. Nominations close Monday, 31st August, 2015.
 

2015 Rod McGee Medal

Nominations for the 2015 Rod McGee Medal are now open.
 

To recognise the contribution of Rod McGee to Australian public works engineering and durability, the Board of the College of Civil Engineers, Engineers Australia created the Rod McGee Medal.

The Medal recognises and encourages engineering students to engage in career opportunities in public works engineering. One award will be offered each year to undergraduate students in their final year Civil Engineering. The winner of the Rod McGee medal will receive an engraved medallion, $2000 and a certificate conferred by Engineers Australia.

For more information, please see the Civil College Board Awards page.
Nominations close Tuesday, 1st September 2015.

2015 Sir John Holland Civil Engineer of the Year Award

Nominations for the 2015 Sir John Holland Civil Engineer of the Year Award are now open.

Civil Engineers make a major contribution to our quality of life through the integral role they play in the provision of services and facilities for the general benefit of the community. They are also responsible for much of the infrastructure that impacts on our daily lives and play an important role in bringing about a more sustainable future for Australia.

The Sir John Holland Award for Civil Engineer of the Year provides a high profile focus on engineering achievement and serves as both a showcase for civil engineering and a focus for young people interested in pursuing a career in engineering.

For more information, please see the Civil College Board Awards page.
Nominations close Tuesday, 1st September 2015.

2015 W H Warren Medal

Nominations for the 2015 W H Warren Medal are now open.

The W H Warren Medal perpetuates the memory of Professor W H Warren who was the first President of the Institution of Engineers Australia. Established in 1929, this award is given annually by the Civil College of Engineers Australia for the best paper in the discipline of civil engineering. It is open to all members of Engineers Australia.

For more information, please see the Civil College Board Awards page.
Nominations close Tuesday, 1st September 2015.

 

 
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