DCW wins ISWA Publication Award
Professor David C Wilson and his co-authors have won the prestigious ISWA 2015 Publication Award for the best paper published worldwide in 2014-15 on waste and resource management. The award is for their seminal paper ‘Wasteaware’ benchmark indicators to measure the performance of a city’s SWM system, which the panel noted: ‘… contributes to one of the major issues in … solid waste management in developed and developing countries … has the potential to assist many countries in the world developing sustainable and integrated SWM strategies.’ The award will be presented at the ISWA 2015 World Congress in Antwerp on Tuesday 08 September.
Telford Premium Award
DCW, Costas Velis and Ljiljana Rodic were presented with their Telford Premium Award at the Institution of Civil Engineers Publication Awards ceremony on 17 October 2014. Their paper Integrated sustainable waste management in developing countries was one of the four best papers published in 2013 across all 27 peer-reviewed ICE journals. The paper is now free to download . DCW will present the paper in the Thomas Telford Prestige Paper Series of public lectures in London on 16 March 2015.