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EEFIT Research Grant 2022

The Earthquake Engineering Field Investigation Team  (EEFIT) announces that the RESEARCH GRANT is open. Supporting short-term projects that will benefit earthquake (and related hazards) disaster mitigation and post-disaster reconnaissance efforts, up to TWO AWARDS of £1,500.
Topics for study
  • Hazard assessment

  • Post-disaster impact assessment

  • Field data collection tools

  • Post-disaster data assessment methods

  • Damage assessment techniques

  • Mitigation measures

  • Monitoring recovery and/or reconstruction

  • Assessing resilience

Projects on hazards related to earthquakes can also be funded under this scheme.

Applicants are welcomed from any country or organisation.


  • Your application should be submitted by the project lead

  • If you are an undergraduate, graduate or PhD student it should be submitted by your academic supervisor

  • Projects featuring multiple students are allowed

  • Each project should be submitted as a separate application. A single application featuring multiple projects will be disqualified and featured projects may be refused resubmission

Conditions of the grant

Grants will be issued in two instalments of £750: the first immediately and the second on receipt of a project report of appropriate quality. If you need a larger first instalment you can apply for an adjusted arrangement.

Applicants must either be a current EEFIT member or join EEFIT  (with a subscription of £15 (if an IStructE or SECED member) or £20 (all others) to apply). All applications will be reviewed by the EEFIT Management Committee and results will be announced by 8 August 2022.


Apply at:

The deadline for applications is: 17:00 on Friday 15 July 2022

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