Rocha Medal (ISRM)

The ISRM Rocha Medal has been awarded annually by the ISRM, since 1982, for an outstanding doctoral thesis in rock mechanics or rock engineering, to honour the memory of ISRM Past President Manuel Rocha while stimulating young researchers. Besides the Rocha medal awarded to the winner, one or two runner-up certificates may also be awarded.

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PAST AUSTRALIA WINNERS

  • 2013 – Dr Anne Perera
  • 1998 – Fiona MacGregor
  • 1991 – T.H. Kleine
  • 1985 – P.M. Dight