Sponsored by Jacobs.
The 2013 award is now CLOSED for
Closing date - 1st February
The CIWEM Young Members Award recognises the outstanding
contribution to environmental understanding made by a young member
Entrants must be nominated via a Branch, Group or
employer by completing the nomination form. An
outline CV must also be attached.
Entrants must be:
- a member of CIWEM (any level)
Each nomination will be assessed by a panel of judges
including representatives of CIWEM and Jacobs Babtie as well as
independent suitably qualified individuals. In the first instance
judging will be based on the nomination form, according to the
- Why they were nominated
- Work the nominee has carried out outside their normal
- Are they a good CIWEM ambassador
- Projects/Awards won
Shortlisted nominees will then be invited to undertake a
presentation on their chosen topic before the judging panel in
London in early 2013. Teleconference facilities will be
provided for those unable to attend.
The Award comprises of a trophy (a silver quaich cup), a framed
certificate, publication of an article in Water and
Environment Magazine and a cash prize of £1000. The
Award will be presented at the CIWEM Annual Dinner in 2013.
How to Enter
Download the nomination form for the Young Members' Award
2013 from the documents panel on the right.
The nominators should send the completed nomination
form along with an outline CV, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
The closing date is the 1st February
Dr. Rosalind Turner, a Senior Coastal Engineer at Mott MacDonald
won the Young Members Award 2012 for her deep commitment to
environmental improvement and sustainability. Rosalind's
presentation on her involvement in designing an innovative beach
management scheme in the form of timber and rock groynes that
delivered cost effective, long term coastal management exceedingly
impressed the judges. Described by her nominator as not just an
ambassador for CIWEM within the Industry, but also one within the
wider flood and coastal erosion community, Rosalind works closely
alongside coastal communities promoting environmental awareness
whilst trying to find sustainable solutions to coastal
The winner of CIWEM's Young Members Award 2011 was Laura
Sanderson, a Scientist within Royal Haskoning's Coastal and Rivers
Division, for her proactive role in the Institution and the wider
The 2010 winner of CIWEM's Young Member's Award sponsored by
Jacob's is James Glover, 26, a graduate hydrologist, and employee
of Mott MacDonald. The award was gained through his involvement in
Mott McDonald's Water for Schools initiative.
Congratulations to Hannah O'Callaghan from the CIWEM Rivers and
Coastal Group, the winner of the 2008 Young Members Award. The
judges also chose to highly commend Lara Ball from the South East
branch and Richard Williams from the Tyne and Humber
The 2006 Award was won by Joanna Eyquem of
CIWEM's Metropolitan Branch for her paper entitled 'Using
fluvial geomorphology to inform integrated river basin
management'. Two other entrants were commended this year,
David Speers of the Northern Ireland Branch was commended for
his paper 'Impacts of artificial aeration on dissolved oxygen
deficiency and stratification in impounded estuarine waters' and
Helen Richardson of the Tyne and Humber Branch was commended for
her entry 'Paull Holme Strays Managed Realignment - Making the most
Judges appointed by CIWEM will choose the winners. The judges'
decision on all matters relating to the competition is final.
The candidates that are shortlisted and invited to London to
present their paper before the judges can apply to have travel
If you have further questions about the Young Members' Award
please email Rosanna Geary or call on
0207 831 3110.