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Best Geosynthetics International Paper for 2021

Geosynthetics International is an official journal of the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) and serves the mandate of the society to disseminate important technical developments to its members.

We are delighted to announce the results of the competition for best paper in Volume 28 (2021) based on votes cast by the Editorial Board Members. In this annual competition, the Editor-in-Chief and Editors do not vote.

The “Best Geosynthetics International Paper for 2021″ award goes to the following paper:

  • Touze, N. (2021). Healing the world: a geosynthetics solution. Geosynthetics International, 28, No. 1, 1–31.

The following paper was selected as runner-up and thus receives honourable mention as “one of the best papers published in Geosynthetics International, in 2021″:

  • Zornberg, J. G. and Roodi, G. H. (2021). Use of geosynthetics to mitigate problems associated with expansive clay subgrades. Geosynthetics International, 28, No. 3, 279–302.

We thank the members of the Editorial Board for participating in the best paper selection process and congratulate the authors of these excellent papers. Each paper reflects the high standards of the Journal and is an important contribution to our geosynthetics discipline. All IGS members have free access to these papers, as they have free access to all papers published in the Journal.

Geosynthetics International is published by Thomas Telford Ltd.

R.J. Bathurst, Editor-in-Chief
Editors, E.M. Palmeira and P.J. Fox