Rising Star Award

The Rising Star Award 2023 is part of the Noise Abatement Society John Connell Awards 2023.

It is for an individual who has made impressive progress or an outstanding contribution within the first five years of their career within acoustics – either within their own team or the acoustics profession as a whole, such as demonstrating:

  •  What they have done for their organisation
  •  What have they done for the wider industry?
  •  What have they done to enhance EDI in the industry?

Rising Star Award

1st August 2023

Entry is open to individuals nominating themselves who are employed in the acoustics profession and hold some membership of the Institute of Acoustics.


Entries should include an endorsement from a senior manager within their own organisation making sure they are copied into the email submitting the entry.


More information about the award and the application form can be found here.


Completed application forms should be emailed to info@theanc.co.uk


The submission deadline is Friday 22 September 2023 and the shortlist will be announced on 29 September 2023.


All entries shortlisted for the award will be invited to the invitation-only event on the evening of Wednesday 25 October 2023 at the Houses of Parliament, Palace of Westminster.