Nominations are being invited for a series of awards from The Welding Institute which recognise outstanding achievements in joining and related technologies.
Award winners will be invited to receive their prizes at a special ceremony forming part of the TWI annual dinner, a prestigious event attended by more than 200 people, which will take place in late June 2016 at King's College, Cambridge.
The Welding Institute Annual Awards were established in the 1970s to recognise the contributions and achievements of those working in the development and application of welding, joining and related technologies.
Each award comes with a significant cash prize, and carries the prestige of endorsement by industry experts. Award winners' names are etched into glass panels on permanent display in the new Welding Institute boardroom, located in TWI's £43 million new facilities at its Cambridge headquarters.
The 2015 awards presentation ceremony took place on 30 June. Citations and photos of the award winners can be viewed on The Welding Institute website.
Nominations are being invited for the following awards:
The Brooker Award - made in recognition of a person's individual contribution to the science, technology and industrial exploitation of materials joining.
The Bevan Braithwaite Award - to reward a person's enterprise to the benefit of welding and joining. It recognises enthusiastic and passionate promotion of a vision, and strategic drive to turn that vision into a reality.
The Larke-Lillicrap Award - to acknowledge an individual or team with the most influence or impact on the practical application of novel joining knowledge or technology.
The Lidstone Award - for an individual under 40 years of age, who is deemed to have made the most significant contribution to the advancement of welding technology during the last five years.
Honorary fellowships - recognise individuals' contributions to, and standing in, the welding engineering community at an international level.
Distinguished service awards - recognise Professional Members of The Welding Institute who have performed an outstanding service for the organisation at a national level.
The closing date for nominations is 30 November 2015. For more information or to make a nomination, visit The Welding Institute website.