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The International Masonry Society invites submissions of work in which the principal focus of the work is masonry. The Postgraduate Student Award would be for a project comprising an MSc dissertation, an equivalent portion of a PhD study or another equivalent piece of work at postgraduate level involving masonry. Exceptional work submitted for this award may also be considered for the Arnold Hendry Postgraduate Prize.

Each award consists of a £150 premium, an International Masonry Society Certificate and membership of the IMS for the calendar year following the year of the award.

For additional information, award rules and to submit an entry please refer to the submission form.

Entries must be received no later than midnight (UK time) on 31st December 2024.


Eurocode for Masonry, EN 1996-1-1 and EN 1996-2: Guidance and worked examples using the UK National Annex.  Second Edition. Electronic Document

Whilst the format and contents of the first edition of the Guide are unchanged, they have been amended and updated in accordance with the requirements of EN 1996-1-1:2005 + A1:2012.  The example calculations have also been updated accordingly.

Published by the International Masonry Society, Stoke-on Trent, 2022

Available now as an electronic document £10.00



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