Nominations are now open for the IMarEST Outstanding Contribution Awards 2017, which celebrate individuals and organisations that have made a significant contribution within one of the following categories:
An outstanding contribution to marine education could include a project that has significant impact on marine education or on the public understanding of marine engineering, science and/or technology. A single act that warrants recognition, e.g. exceptional contribution of expertise, time, skills, facilities, etc.; teams or organisations that best demonstrate innovation in training, development of staff or education of a wider community or initiatives that contribute to addressing a skills/knowledge gap or that contribute to business performance.
Contribution to marine safety covers either a programme or research project which has had a significant impact on marine safety or a single act or effort which is so outstanding that it warrants recognition, e.g. exceptional contribution of expertise, time, skills, facilities, etc.
This award recognises the achievement of engineers, scientists and technologists in improving marine sustainability with a particular focus on environmental sustainability. The award is presented to an individual or organisation which has made a significant technological contribution to improving marine sustainability
The international award recognises an individual who has undertaken activities or actions to help developing countries improve their ability to comply with international rules and standards relating to marine safety and the protection of the environment or a contribution to human resources development or institutional capacity-building.
The marine ambassador award recognises an individual who has made a significant contribution to advocacy, communication, outreach, policy, and/or public service in the marine sector.
The nomination period runs from 1 October 2017 to 31 December 2017.
Winners will be announced at the IMarEST Annual Dinner 2018, on 16 March 2018 at Guildhall, London. Find out more about our awards here.