UK: Nominations of individual or teams making the most noteworthy contribution to the advancement of refrigeration and related technologies this year are being sought for the J&E Hall Gold Medal.
Each year the Institute of Refrigeration, in association with J&E Hall, recognises the achievements of someone who has strived to help the industry to progress in a critical area. Past winners of the medal have included individuals such as Dr Mark McLinden of NIST in the USA, who helped provide the industry with tools to identify new, environmentally-friendly refrigerants, and Ian Tansley of SureChill UK an innovator who has designed aa refrigerator for vaccines that can provide reliable cooling in areas with erratic power supplies.
Some examples of the work for which they might be nominated include practical applications of innovative designs, projects which have made an original contribution to the field, systems which demonstrate substantial potential and outstanding and significant work in a new or unusual area
The £5,000 award and Gold Medal will be presented at the IoR Annual Dinner on February 27.
Details of how to nominate can be found at here. The deadline for nominations is November 5.