RSP Awards

Are you our student of the year?

To help the next generation of geophysicists, Shearwater is proud to run the Reveal Student Project Award.

University students are invited to submit their final year projects, with prizes presented on the seismic processing projects that show exceptional geophysical understanding and innovative use of the Reveal software platform.

The Award welcomes student entries from all academic institutions using Reveal.
The winner will be presented with £1,000 with two runners-up receiving £500 each.


  • Geophysical understanding
  • Processing fundamentals
  • Results obtained
  • Novel methods of applications
  • Impact of projects
  • Innovative us of Reveal


  • Projects must have a significant use of Reveal.
  • Projects must form part of the formal studies in the academic year.
  • Students may only enter once.
  • Projects must be the work of one student – joint submissions are not allowed.
  • The submission must be the student’s work and in no way plagiarised.
  • Projects must not have been in conjunction with Shearwater or during a Shearwater internship.
  • Reports are to be written in English.

Entry deadline: 17:00 GMT, 20 September 2024


If you would like to submit your entry for the 2023/2024 academic year, please send your Reveal processing project report and supporting material (set out below) to:

Terms &

  • The judge’s decision will be final.
  • No alternative prize will be offered.
  • No correspondence will be entered into regarding submissions.
  • The competition is free to enter.
  • Winners will be announced via the Shearwater social media platforms.
  • Winners will be contacted via the details provided, if the winner does not respond within one week Shearwater reserve the right to withdraw the award.
  • Shearwater will take no responsibility for issues caused if incorrect details are provided.
  • Shearwater will not share your personal details with third parties. These details are to be used for the award only and not marketing purposes.


Aaron Lockwood, our Reveal software expert is here to help