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ICE North East runs a number of awards and competitions to promote and celebrate civil engineering across the region. They recognise the projects that members work on and examples of outstanding individual achievement.
ICE North East presents the Robert Stephenson Awards every year as a celebration of civil engineering excellence in the region. The awards ensure projects receive the acknowledgement and prestige they deserve. Our 2022 awards are now open for entries!
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ICE North East also gives and supports a number of awards that showcase the individual expertise and excellence of members. Find out more about the awards and how you can enter.
Verena Fernandes representing South East England netted the most votes to win ICE Pitch 200 after explaining the consequences of dams on salmon migration and possible solutions in just 200 seconds!
More than 3,400 people voted as part of the unique competition that challenges ICE members to use their creativity and communication skills to explain a civil engineering concept or project in an accessible and entertaining self-filmed video.
Vivek Jhaveri representing the Middle East region came second with a pitch video on the use of 3D printed concrete in construction, while third place went to Scotland’s Lauryn Steel for a video on bridge types.
Well done to North East finalist Paula McMahon for her entertaining pitch on engineering our way out of extinction. Worth a watch - not in the top 3 but very inspiring with a strong message.
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For more information about Pitch 200, please email [email protected].
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The ICE North East STEM Ambassador of the Year Award 2021 is now open for nominations!
This fantastic award honours an individual who has shown outstanding commitment to civil engineering by giving his or her time, to inspire the next generation of civil engineers on behalf of the Institution of Civil Engineers.
The regional winner will be announced during ICE North East's annual awards on 8 April and is then put forward for the UK competition, the overall winner of which will be presented with their award in summer.
Entrants will be judged on a common criteria, aimed at rewarding the individual who most clearly demonstrates commitment to inspiring the next generation and does so in a way that successfully inspires young people to go on study civil engineering/STEM subjects as appropriate.
A panel of judges will assess each entry according to the extent to which it demonstrates:
Minimum entry requirements
Entries are open for all individuals who:
1. Are a current ICE member
2. Are registered as a STEM Learning Ambassador
Individuals are invited to nominate themselves using this nomination form by the deadline of 17:00 on Thursday 27 January 2022.
We are delighted to have Capita on board as sponsors of ICE North East’s STEM Ambassador of the Year Award.
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Paula McMahon, our Teesside Branch Chair and was awarded the STEM Ambassador of the Year Award 2020. She is extremely dedicated and committed to inspiring young people to take up a career in civil engineering. Paula has been really active online during the last year supporting students and apprentices in the North East and beyond. Going digital has allowed her to increase the reach of her voice. In the last year alone her STEM Ambassador Log shows over 40,000 participants reached.
Our 2022 Volunteer of the Year Award is now open for entries!
This award celebrates an individual ICE member who is based or works in the North East of any grade who has given their time to work towards any of the volunteer opportunities on the Volunteer Hub.
The winner will be announced during an evening awards ceremony on 08 April 2022, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Newcastle.
Awards are made to those who have made a meaningful contribution either through the volume, variety or depth of their activities.
See information pack and entry form. Deadline 5pm on 27 January 2022.
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