Finalists announced for Ken Dale award

Four finalists announced with a chance of winning up to £4000 to travel and research

The Ken Dale Travel Bursary awards the winner up to £4,000 to do research within the built environment.

This year’s finalists and their projects are:

  • Samuel Shuttleworth: A study into the influence that the Nabers rating scheme has had on Australian buildings, to highlight the benefits of implementing the rating scheme more widely in the UK.


  • Agha Hassan: Future-proof supermarkets: A study to enhance the building performance under future climate change.


  • Eyob Kibrom: Solar energy and buildings in Eritrea.


  • Aluwaine Tanaka Manyonga: Assessing the impact of using off-grid solar-powered DC LED lighting systems on improving reliability and access to lighting in Southern Africa’s rural buildings (case study of schools and residential buildings).


  • Kyle Thirwell: An investigation of the commercial, technical and end-user experience of existing heat and cooling networks in the Nordics capturing lessons learnt in which the UK data centre market will look to follow.

Two judges, made up of senior CIBSE members and industry experts will be interviewing the finalists, with the winner announced in early July.