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Explosives Engineers Educational & Research Trust

The Explosives Engineers Educational and Research Trust was formed in 1982 to advance the theoretical and practical education and training of persons engaged in the explosives engineering industry.

Its objectives are:-


Provide bursaries to students entering education and research programmes.

Award prizes to students who achieve excellence in their courses.

Provide financial support to students presenting papers at approved conferences.

Provide financial support to students attending approved conferences.

Raise the profile of the Trust.

Increase the numbers of people joining the IExpE.

Mission Statement

“To increase the number of people entering the explosives industry by investing in people who are in their early careers, together with assisting with the career progression and development of those already working within the industry from all sectors.”

Financial Support


Grants are available for research both in the theoretical and practical sides of explosives engineering. The research must be in topics which are of use to the industry or the general public and the information obtained must be made freely available.

The Trust has been set up principally for the benefit of the UK explosives industry. Grants will not normally be available to commercial concerns and means testing may be applied when considering grants to individuals.

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Charity Registration Number: 513267