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EGGS: The 25th Annual Glossop Award & 22nd Glossop Medal

23 November 2022
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Event type:
Awards, Specialist Group
Organised by:
Geological Society Events, Engineering Group
Royal Institution, London
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A call to all early career Engineering Geologists from the Engineering Group of the Geological Society of London

The Glossop Award is a prestigious award made annually to an outstanding early career engineering geologist or geo-environmentalist. The winner will receive up to £500 for a Geological Society Special Publication of their choice or attendance at a training course or field meeting supported or run by the Engineering Group. The winner will also be offered the option of joining the Engineering Group of Geological Society Committee for one year.

Who can apply?

Candidates must be a Fellow of the Geological Society and under training for, or already be a Chartered Geologist or Scientist and have no more than 8 years post-graduate experience on the date of presentation.


The successful candidate will present their work at the Glossop Meeting to be held at the premises of the Royal Institution, London on 23rd November 2022, before the Glossop Medal lecture.


Fill out the application form here and:

  • Provide a two page abstract (can include text and figures) on the following question: The role of Engineering Geology in the Energy Transition
  • A 250-word review on what you have achieved to date in your career
  • A 250-word summary on what you would like to achieve on behalf of the industry through having a role on the Engineering Group of the Geological Society.
  • An up to date CV

Rules for the Glossop Award

  • The Glossop Award is a short presentation before the Glossop Medal lecture by an early career engineering geologist or geo-environmentalist, with no more than 8 years’ of post-graduate experience on the 23rd November 2022.
  • The candidate must be a Fellow of the Geological Society and either proceeding to Chartered Geologist / Scientist professional qualification, or already a Chartered Geologist / Scientist.
  • The candidate must obtain the nomination of his/her employer and must be available to give the presentation on the designated evening.
  • Entries must include the above application form to be submitted by 1st July 2022.
  • Short listed candidates will be notified by 15th July and must be available in September 2022 to attend an interview either at Burlington House or via Skype or Microsoft Teams. Candidates should prepare a presentation, including visual aids, to present to the selection panel.
The above is subject to change due to advice related to Covid-19.