The British Geotechnical Association (BGA) is the principal
association for geotechnical engineers in the United Kingdom.
The 50th Cooling Prize Competition was held in at the Institution of Civil Engineers in London on 5 March 2019 and was won by Harry Postill of Loughborough University for his paper and presentation on Clay cut slope deterioration, climate change and maintenance. Further details can be found here.
Some photographs of the event are below
Dr Christine Cooling presented on the history of the competition
Dr Cooling was presented with a gift by BGA Chair Martin Preene in recognition of her contribution to the BGA
Dr Professor John Burland was presented with a gift by BGA Chair Martin Preene in recognition of his role in establishing the Cooling Prize
Finalist Harry Postill
Finalist Saleh Jalbi
Finalist Jay Lobwein
2019 Cooling Prize Winner Harry Postill receiving the award from Dr Christine Cooling
2019 Cooling Prize finalists Saleh Talby, Harry Postill (Winner) and Jay Lobwein with Dr Christine Cooling
At the end of the event there was a gathering of more than 25 Cooling Prize winners, pictured here with Dr Christine Cooling and Professor John Burland.
The event was followed by a drinks reception. A selection of photographs are below: