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Engineering Professors' Council and Hammermen of Glasgow Essay competition

26 November 2013

The Engineering Professors' Council and Incorporation of Hammermen of Glasgow are running an essay competition for students - with the a first prize of £1,000 and 2 runners-up prizes of £500 each.

This is the the 20th Anniversary Student Award, first announced last month. To enter, we invite students, both undergraduate and postgraduate, the opportunity to submit a 2,000 word essay on the following topic:
'How does engineering contribute to the UK economy and how can that contribution be increased? Is there a role for UK engineering in higher education in making this happen?'

In addition to a cash prize of £1,000, the winning student will have the opportunity to deliver a presentation based on their work at the Engineering Professors' Council Congress in response to Professor John Perkins' keynote speech on Engineering Skills in the UK. Congress will be held on 8th/9th April 2014 at the University of Glasgow. The closing date is 8th January, 2014 and full details may be found on

Updated by: Elena di Mascio