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Young Researchers

WSSET Terry Payne Award – Young Researchers / PhD Students in Developing Countries*

The successful candidates for these Awards will receive prize money of £500 and an Award Certificate and will be invited to participate in the SET 2021 conference in Istanbul, Turkey. The Awards will be advertised widely via WSSET website/Newsletter, SET 2021 conference and other social media channels.

This competition is open to all PhD students and researchers** in developing countries* who are also members of WSSET. The Award recognises the research innovation that our members in these countries are carrying out. There is £500 cash award to each of the top two (2) entries in any of the following areas:

  1. Renewable energy systems (e.g., solar, wind and biomass)
  2. Power generation technologies (e.g., CHP systems, fuel cells and anaerobic digestion plants)
  3. Energy efficiency (e.g., heat pumps and hybrid solar/gas systems)
  4. Low carbon buildings and future cities (e.g., low/zero carbon buildings, sustainable cities)
  5. Water treatment and desalination (e.g., solar water desalination)
  6. Sustainable materials (e.g., innovative composite materials and aerogels)
  7. Waste management and water recycling (e.g., households and construction waste management)
  8. Agri-food technologies (e.g., innovative greenhouses and food drying)

Please click here to download an entry form 2021 – deadline for submissions: 21st March 2021

*Click here for a list of eligible countries

**Researchers & PhD students include currently registered students and up to 4 years after completing PhD.
Evidence of student registration must be submitted.