UK: The Institute of Refrigeration is looking for nominations for both its annual Ted Perry Award and its Lifetime Achievement Award for service engineers.
The Ted Perry Award is given for research, by a post graduate student, of a practical nature related to the field of refrigeration and air conditioning, and is designed to encourage interest amongst bright and promising students. The prize includes a cheque for £500, an engraved tankard and a set of ASHRAE Databooks on CD.
The Award is open to anyone submitting a piece of work on an engineering topic related to refrigeration and undertaken as part of a degree course or doctorate.
Deadline for nominations is October 15. For further details click here.
Nominations are also sought for the Lifetime Achievement Award for established and experienced air conditioning, refrigeration or heat pump service engineers or maintenance technicians. You must have substantial experience and still be working in the field but more than that – candidates must be recognised as giving exceptional customer service and dedication to their employer and their career as a service engineer.
The winner will receive a cash prize of £400 an engraved tankard and certificate.
Full details and nomination form are here. Closing date for nominations is November 29.
The winners will be presented with their awards at the Annual Institute Dinner on February 20.