Railway Engineering Student Thesis Award

The Railway Engineering Student Thesis Award is offered annually by the RTSA to the author of an outstanding final year undergraduate thesis on a topic in railway engineering.

The principal criteria that are use as part of the review process are as follows; details in the thesis; level of research and referencing; accuracy of research; applicability and validity of research; level of experimentation and/or modeling and degree of innovation.

The Award comprises; a cash prize of $2,000 or NZ$ equivalent; one complimentary CORE Conference registration plus travel and accommodation; a commemorative certificate and one year free membership of the RTSA. At its discretion the Awards Sub-committee may make up to three awards in any one year.

Click here for information on award winners from 2004 to present.