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Joseph Whitworth Award

Awarded for the best paper on industrial administration or engineering production.


  • Open to members and non-members worldwide.

Award conditions

  • Judging of nominations and selection of the successful candidate will be carried out by a Judging Committee drawn from the members of the Manufacturing Division
  • The recommendation of the Judging Committee will be subject to ratification by the Board.

Value of award

  • Certificate

Applications process

Closing date: Date of next award to be confirmed.

  • Nominations for the prize award must be made by a third party.
  • Self-nominations will not be accepted.
  • The individual or group being nominated must not be informed that they are being considered until a decision has been made and ratified by the Institution.
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Further information

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