In honour of Professor Andrew Bradbury’s contribution to coastal engineering across
the SCOPAC region, a £500 bursary is awarded annually to a student of the University
of Southampton’s “Engineering in the Coastal Environment” Masters course.
2016: Investigating the physical and geotechnical properties of the substrate in
the lee of Hurst Spit, Hampshire
In 2016 Lauren Burt was awarded the £500 Bradbury’s bursary as a contribution towards
her masters thesis fieldwork investigating the physical and geotechnical properties
of the substrate in the lee of Hurst Spit, Hampshire.
The thesis proposal was original and well written, with direct application to future
management of the site as well as wider relevance to other barrier beaches and spits
across the SCOPAC region.
Lauren writes, “I was honoured and extremely proud to win the 2016 Bradbury Bursary
set up by SCOPAC. This was awarded upon review of the scoping study prepared for
this thesis, and supported both fieldwork and data analysis.”
Lauren’s masters dissertation is available to download below:
Migration of Gravel Barriers over a Consolidating Substrate: Implications for Coastal
Presentations to SCOPAC, January 2018 - Lauren Burt and Emma Harris
Both the 2016 and 2017 winners of the Bradbury’s Bursay, Lauren Burt and Emma Harris,
were invited to present their findings to SCOPAC on the 19th January 2018. Their
presentations were well received by Members and highlighted the benefits of supporting
young engineers in the industry.
Their presentations are available to download below, and their masters dissertations
further down this page:
The masters dissertations
2017: Investigating the recent morphological evolution of Pagham Harbour entrance