New Generation of Engineers

From Dr Adrienn Tomor  on returning from 10 IMC:   Thank you IMS for a very successful conference in Milan last week! Very high quality presentations, very good organisation and great atmosphere. I wanted to share a picture that was taken before the conference dinner...

The 13th North American Masonry Conference

The 13th North American Masonry Conference will take place in Salt Lake City on June 16-19, 2019. The organisers have announced abstract submission is now open for potential papers to be presented at the Conference. The Conference has released a new website at...

IMS Student Project Awards 2018

You can now nominate a student to represent your university or college, for consideration for the IMS Postgraduate Award 2018. Details and Rules.  Please scan and return completed Entry...

ELECTION TO IMS COUNCIL 2017

REQUEST FOR NOMINATIONS The Society Annual General Meeting will take place at the Institution of Structural Engineers in London on Thursday, 21st September 2017. The following members of Council retire at the 2017 Annual General Meeting  and are not eligible for...

East Midlands Celebrating Construction Awards 2017

Taking centre stage at the high profile Celebrating Construction Awards for the East Midlands, were some of the industry’s leading pioneers and most ground-breaking projects. The awards were hosted by former business correspondent for BBC Breakfast, Declan Curry...

10thIMC Milan (Italy), July 9-11, 2018 – Call for abstracts

We are glad to inform you that the 10th International Masonry Conference (10thIMC) will be held in Milan, Italy, 9 to 11 July, 2018. Any information regarding congress topics, abstract submission, important dates, congress venue, etc. can be found in the conference...

With deep regret we announce the death of Professor Braj Sinha

Professor Michael C Forde, PhD, FREng, FRSE, FACI, CEng, FICE, FIET, FCIHT, FINDT, Carillion Professor, The University of Edinburgh wrote: It is with great sadness that we hear of the passing, peacefully after a long illness, of Professor Braj Sinha on Sunday 19th...

10th Australasian Masonry Conference (Call for abstracts)

The 10th Australasian Masonry Conference will be hosted by The University of Newcastle and Think Brick Australia at the ParkRoyal, Darling Harbour, Sydney. Further details can be found at the conference website http://www.10amc.com/ For aspiring authors we invite...

IMS visit to the Palace of Westminster

Following the AGM on 22nd September IMS members and guests visited the Palace of Westminster, where they were given a guided tour of some of the conservation work by Archivist & Historian Mark Collins & Conservation Architects Adam Watrobski & Tessa...

9-11 July 2018 ~ 10th International Masonry Conference (10 IMC)

Following the presentation to Council by Professor Milani, it is now confirmed the 10th International Masonry Conference (10 IMC) will be held in Milan, Italy on July 9-11, 2018. Following the presentation to Council by Professor Milani, it is now confirmed the 10th...

22 September 2016 ~ IMS AGM and Visit

The AGM programme is attached. PLEASE NOTE: Those wishing to attend need to register in advance with the Secretary. Members can access the 2016 AGM Notice and the 2015 Annual Report & Accounts by logging in to the Members’ Section of the website. 2016 AGM...

New stone arch bridge in Bristol

News from IMS Council Member, Dr Adrienn Tomor: I mentioned in the last council meeting an initiative to build a new stone arch bridge in Bristol. The decision was made this week and planning permission was granted....

International Masonry Society 2015 Student Award Winners

The second International Masonry Society Student Awards have been made.There were two categories, one for undergraduates and one for postgraduate students. Following the recommendations of the judging panel, awards have been made in each category. In the Undergraduate...