The British Geotechnical Association (BGA) is the principal
association for geotechnical engineers in the United Kingdom.
In 2021 the International Society for Rock Mechanics (ISRM) Technological Invention Award will be conferred on ISRM Individual or Corporate Members in recognition of one or more of the following contributions to the progress of applied rock mechanics and rock engineering:
A complete description of the nature and objectives of this Award, as well as of the nomination procedure, can be found in the “Guidelines for the ISRM Science and Technology Awards”, which can be downloaded here.
Nominations for the award shall be made by the chairman of the BGA on behalf of the UK National Group of an ISRM Individual or ISRM Corporate Member for the awards and shall be in the form of a brief, descriptive report, not exceeding 1,000 words, addressing the nominee’s achievements including relevant attachments, such as:
• published papers in international journals and conferences, and citation count;
• patent certificates;
• reports on the development and application of the inventions.
If you wish to suggest a nomination please provide a submission in accordance with the procedure set out above by 28th February 2021 to Shelagh Fleming at the BGA.