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Important dates – November/December

It’s a busy few weeks for AWES with a number of submission deadlines coming up in late November and early December. These include:

  • 26 November: Last day to nominate yourself or others to stand for the 2022-2023 AWES Committee Elections. To nominate or request further information, please email chair@awes.org. The election will be held in mid December.
  • 26 November: AWES Undergraduate Wind Engineering Prize submissions. Prize awarded to the best undergraduate thesis or project report from an Australian or New Zealand university. For more details on submission requirements please see the AWES website.
  • 3 December: AWES Research Grant applications due. AWES is offering research grant funding to assist small research projects aimed at improving the practice of wind engineering throughout the Australasian region. Further details on the grant application process can be found here.

AWES Research Grant

AWES is again offering small research grants for research to be undertaken that will improve the wind-resistant design codes and standards used in our region. For more details, please see the prize website. Applications close on 3 December, 2021. Continue Reading

2021 AWES Undergraduate Wind Engineering Prize

All final year undergraduate university students in Australia, New Zealand or the South Pacific are invited to apply for the 2021 AWES Undergraduate Wind Engineering Prize. Further details of the prize and submission process are available here. Continue Reading

AWES Undergraduate Prize – submission date extension

Due to the late start of semester 2 at some Australian universities we have pushed back the deadline for submission of applications for the AWES Undergraduate Prize until November 23, 2020. Further details about the prize and submission process can be found here. Good luck to all the students who apply!! Continue Reading

Register now for AWES19

The official AWES19 webpage has been launched! Please take a look at it here, and check back regularly for information on abstract submission, event registration and also travel and accommodation details. We look forward to seeing you there! Continue Reading

Register now for AWES-EA Public Lecture in Perth

AWES will be jointly hosting a public lecture in Perth, WA with Engineers Australia. Dr Geoff Boughton will present work related to recent changes to internal pressure and debris impact requirements in AS/NZS1170.2. Further information can be found on our events page. Continue Reading

AWES Public Lecture – Darwin

On 21 August AWES will be holding a Public Lecture at the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory in Darwin. Dr David Henderson and Dr Leighton Cochran will be speaking about cyclone damage to buildings and optimising building design with wind tunnels. Further details are available on our Events page. Continue Reading

AWES19 Announced

The next AWES Workshop, AWES19, is heading back to Victoria! Australasia’s premiere forum for the discussion all things wind engineering will be held at the Surf Coast Hotel, Torquay, in April 2018. AWES19 will be proudly Chaired by AWES Life Member John Holmes. For further information please see the Events page, and stay tuned to this… Continue Reading

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