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Cooling Prize Competition 2023

BGA Meeting
  • 27.03.2023
  • 17:30 - 19:30
  • Centre for Student Life at Cardiff University, Park Place, Cardiff CF10 3BB
  • Event Type: BGA Meeting
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The 54th Cooling Prize Competition

27th Mar 2023 17:30 hours

Centre for Student Life at Cardiff University, Park Place, Cardiff CF10 3BB

Event Information

The Cooling Prize competition is held annually by the British Geotechnical Association (BGA) and is named after Dr Leonard Cooling, one of the founders of British Soil Mechanics, a former chair of the BGA, and the 2nd Rankine Lecturer. The Cooling Prize competition is intended for professionals in the geotechnical/ground engineering industry in the early stages of their careers.

This event is free to attend.

Synopsis

At the event there will be a short presentation on the history of the Competition, presented by Sergio Solera.

The four finalists will then present their papers.

After the presentations, while the judges consider their verdict, a short keynote lecture will be given by Professor Snehasis Tripathy of Cardiff University.

The winner of the 54th Cooling Prize will be announced at the end of the evening.

After the event, attendees of the Cooling Prize are invited to join the Welcome Reception for the BGA Geo-Resilience conference from 19:30 – 21:00 at the Centre for Student Life at Cardiff University.



Refreshment Details

Tea and coffee will be available before the event.

Attendees of the Cooling Prize are invited to join the Welcome Reception for the BGA Geo-Resilience conference for refreshments after the event. The Welcome Reception will be held from 19:30 – 21:00 at the Centre for Student Life at Cardiff University

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