The BDS Prize is a technical paper competition for younger engineers. All submitted papers are reviewed and the best three or four are selected for presentation at the Institution of Civil Engineers. The finalists present their work and then answer questions from the audience. The competition is held every two years, and is open to members of the British Dam Society under the age of 35.
The 2013 competition is now open. Synopses should be submitted to Tim Fuller by the 31st July. See flyer for further details.
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The 2013 BDS Photography competition is now open.
The BDS Photography Competition is open to members of the BDS and ICE as well as Engineering students. Submitted photos are judged by a panel of judges and cash prizes awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places. Submission topics vary from year to year. Entrants retain copyright for their photos, but copies may be printed in Dams & Reservoirs and used on the BDS website.
The deadline for entrants is the 15th October 2013 and the winners will be announced at the meeting on the 18th November 2013. Please see the attached flyer for further details.
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BDS sponsor students from universities in full-time education and YINI students to attend dams-related courses/seminars. The 2013 competition is now open. Students may enter by submitting:
- An essay up to 1000 words on the topic “Challenges for dam engineering in the 21st century”.
- A one-page application outlining what you would gain from the experience of attending the BDS 2014 Conference, why you wish to take part and why you should be selected.
- See flyer for further details.