Awards

Hewlett Fisher Bursary

Prize

Sponsorship to an IRSE International Convention, including registration of that meeting. (Up to a maximum sum as agreed by the IRSE headquarters Committee of Management). Winners are informed by email and are also announced in the IRSE news, local IRSE State meetings and IRSE email

Eligibility

Only IRSE “young members” (under 35 years old) are eligible for the award (from any IRSE section worldwide)

Criteria

The winners are drawn from a “call for International conference attendance” and judged on the merit of their applications as to why they are chosen to attend the International IRSE convention in that year.

Appeals

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About the Award

Winners are informed by email and are also announced in the IRSE news and IRSE email

BYLES & CALCUTT AWARD

Prize

The award is a framed certificate and sponsorship to an IRSE Australasian Meeting, including airfare, accommodation and registration of that meeting. (Up to a maximum sum as agreed by the IRSEA Committee of Management). It is expected that the winner will present a report on the meeting attended, at a local IRSE meeting in their home State within 6 months of the meeting attendance. .

Eligibility

Not older than 35 years of age (prior to the first day of the year it is being awarded). Only papers prepared and presented individually will be considered. Current membership of IRSE Australasian Section is required.

Criteria

The award will be assessed by a panel of the three immediate past chairpersons of IRSE Australasia. The Assessment factors are:

Originality of ideas & concepts of the Topic
Advancement of the Science of Signalling
Quality of presentation & delivery

The nominations are initiated by the IRSE Young Members Chair and to the IRSE Secretary, 6 weeks prior to the Australasian section AGM/Technical meeting.

Appeals

The Award is at the sole discretion of Panel, if no Paper is deemed satisfactory then no award will be given.
The award is judged by the previous three past chair persons of the IRSE Australasian section with input from the IRSE young members Chair.

About the Award

The Byles and Calcutt Award is an annual award for the IRSE Australasian section younger member who presents the best paper at an Australasian section IRSE technical meeting. It is announced and awarded to the recipient at the IRSE AGM for papers presented in the previous year.

The award recognises two prominent and founding members of the Australasian Railways whom both joined the IRSE at the same time on 31 March 1913.

Cyril Beuzeville Byles, (1871-1952), formerly Signal Engineer of the Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway, Manchester, emigrated from England in May 1911 with his family and joined the New South Wales Government Railways and in 1912 was appointed as the Signal Engineer of NSW Railways, and introduced route signalling to NSW Railways.

Francis Macnamara Calcutt, (1870-1950), whom was born on 17 July 1870 in Williamstown, Victoria, Australia. In 1908,

BYLES & CALCUTT AWARD

Prize

The award is a framed certificate and sponsorship to an IRSE Australasian Meeting, including airfare, accommodation and registration of that meeting. (Up to a maximum sum as agreed by the IRSEA Committee of Management). It is expected that the winner will present a report on the meeting attended, at a local IRSE meeting in their home State within 6 months of the meeting attendance. .

Eligibility

Not older than 35 years of age (prior to the first day of the year it is being awarded). Only papers prepared and presented individually will be considered. Current membership of IRSE Australasian Section is required.

Criteria

The award will be assessed by a panel of the three immediate past chairpersons of IRSE Australasia. The Assessment factors are:

Originality of ideas & concepts of the Topic
Advancement of the Science of Signalling
Quality of presentation & delivery

The nominations are initiated by the IRSE Young Members Chair and to the IRSE Secretary, 6 weeks prior to the Australasian section AGM/Technical meeting.

Appeals

The Award is at the sole discretion of Panel, if no Paper is deemed satisfactory then no award will be given.
The award is judged by the previous three past chair persons of the IRSE Australasian section with input from the IRSE young members Chair.

About the Award

The Byles and Calcutt Award is an annual award for the IRSE Australasian section younger member who presents the best paper at an Australasian section IRSE technical meeting. It is announced and awarded to the recipient at the IRSE AGM for papers presented in the previous year.

The award recognises two prominent and founding members of the Australasian Railways whom both joined the IRSE at the same time on 31 March 1913.

Cyril Beuzeville Byles, (1871-1952), formerly Signal Engineer of the Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway, Manchester, emigrated from England in May 1911 with his family and joined the New South Wales Government Railways and in 1912 was appointed as the Signal Engineer of NSW Railways, and introduced route signalling to NSW Railways.

Francis Macnamara Calcutt, (1870-1950), whom was born on 17 July 1870 in Williamstown, Victoria, Australia. In 1908,