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Thatcher Brothers Prize 

Awarded for the best paper on a mechanical engineering subject published by the Institution in the previous year or for a contribution or achievement in that field.


  • 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 Industries Division.
  • The recommendation of the judging committee will be subject to ratification by the Board.

Value of award

  • Certificate

Application 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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