The Denny Silver Gilt Medal is awarded to the best paper published in a complete issue or supplement over the course of one year in each of the Journal of Marine Engineering and Technology (JMET) and the Journal of Operational Oceanography (JOO). The medal is awarded by IMarEST Council following recommendation from the Editorial Boards and the Proceedings Supervisory Board. Joint authors are eligible with a maximum of 3 authors receiving a medal for any one paper.
- Papers must have been published in a complete issue or supplement of the Journal of Operational Oceanography (JOO) or Journal of Marine Engineering & Technology in the calendar year for which the judging is taking place.
- Medals will be awarded to up to three named authors and a cash prize of up to £500 will be awarded to the lead author to support their attendance at the IMarEST Annual Dinner. Individual authors will all receive a certificate.
- Judging is undertaken by the Editorial Boards of each Journal who consider each paper for each of the below and then recommend to which paper(s) up to a maximum of three should be considered
- Influence & Impact
- Accuracy of Content
- Originality & Innovation
- Completeness & Consistency
- Presentation & Clarity
- The amalgamated recommendations from the Editorial Boards are then forwarded to the Proceedings Supervisory Board to make the final recommendation to IMarEST Council.
Medal plus £500 travel for AGM/Dinner
IMarEST Editorial Board Judging
- João Falcão
- Rui Castro
- J. M. Ferreira de Jesus
For the paper ‘Frequency control during transients in offshore wind parks using battery energy storage systems’ published in 2016.
- Joaquin A. Trinanes
- M. Josefina Olascoaga
- Gustavo J. Goni
- Nikolai A. Maximenko
- David A. Griffin
- Jan Hafner
For the paper ‘Analysis of flight MH370 potential debris trajectories using ocean observations and numerical model results’ published in 2016.
- Alistair Greig
- Santiago Suárez de la Fuente
For the paper 'Making shipping greener: comparative study between organic fluids and water for Rankine cycle waste heat recovery’ published in 2015.
- MA Balmaseda
- ORA-IP team
For the paper ‘The Ocean Reanalyses Intercomparison Project (ORA-IP)’ published in 2015.