Award W. H. Warren Medal (1926 - )
- 7 Jul 1926
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
- Alternative Names
- W. H. Warren Award (Also known as, 1976 - )
- Warren Memorial Prize (Former name, 1929 - 1975)
The W. H. Warren Medal was established by the Institution of Engineers, Australia to perpetuate the memory of the first President of the Institution, the late Professor William Henry Warren, Professor of Engineering at the University of Sydney from 1884 to 1925.
Originally this award was proposed to be in the form of a "premium" for the best paper presented in each year on some civil engineering subject, by a member of the Institution, published by the Institution in its Transactions/Journals.
* From 1929 to 1975, the "Warren Memorial Prize" was awarded by the Institution in the form of a book, with a bookplate.
* From 1975 the renamed "W. H. Warren Award" was warded by the Civil Engineering College, in the form of a certificate and an engraved bronze "W. H. Warren Medal" "for achievement in Civil Engineering".
* From 1996, the scope was extended to include non refereed reviewed papers, such as papers presented at conferences, and technical meetings, and the like.
- Gourlay, Michael R., 'Warren Memorial Prize and W.H. Warren Award', Australian Civil Engineering Transactions, 40 (1998), 29-42, https://search.informit.org/documentSummary;res=IELENG;dn=207993579178317. Details
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