Annual Prizes & Awards

Recent prizes and awards

Lifetime Achievement Award

2013 Winner: Professor Charles Marsden (left)2013 Winner: Professor Charles Marsden (left)

Past awards

This is a major award, launched by BAP in 1998. It is presented annually to an individual in recognition of the following three criteria:

  1. Lifetime achievement in psychopharmacology with an international recognition of contribution and impact.
  2. Major contribution to British psychopharmacology.
  3. Support for and contributions to the British Association for Psychopharmacology

Applications are now closed. Winners will be announced at the Summer Meeting.

BAP Psychopharmacology Awards

2013 Winners: Kuan-Pin Su, Jonathan Roiser and Angela Attwood with Professor Barbara Sahakian2013 Winners: Kuan-Pin Su, Jonathan Roiser and Angela Attwood with Professor Barbara Sahakian

Past awards

The BAP Psychopharmacology Award is awarded annually to reward excellence in both clinical and non-clinical psychopharmacology. Nominations are reviewed by a panel of BAP Officers and the Awards are awarded at the conference dinner at the annual Summer Meeting.

Applications are now closed. Winners will be announced at the Summer Meeting.

BAP Undergraduate Award

2013 Winners: Mohammed Shoaib (accepting on behalf of Alice Fodder and Bradley Jermy), Florence Mowlem and Alex Berry with Professor Jo Neill2013 Winners: Mohammed Shoaib (accepting on behalf of Alice Fodder and Bradley Jermy), Florence Mowlem and Alex Berry with Professor Jo Neill

Past awards

Launched in 2006, the Undergraduate Awards are awarded to the best psychopharmacology poster presentations at the meeting by undergraduate students.

Applications are now closed. Winners will be announced at the Summer Meeting.

BAP/Cambridge Cognition Award

This competitive, BAP Council-panel reviewed Award will enable the successful candidate to present their innovation in the form of either a poster or oral presentation at the summer meeting.

Applications are now closed. Winners will be announced at the Summer Meeting.

Summer Meeting Poster Prizes

2013 Winners: Richard Joules, Ravi Das, Sarah Stuart, Professor Jo Neil and Jonathan Roiser (accepting on behalf of Niall Lally)2013 Winners: Richard Joules, Ravi Das, Sarah Stuart, Professor Jo Neil and Jonathan Roiser (accepting on behalf of Niall Lally)

Past awards

Four Prizes are awarded at the annual Summer Meeting, two for clinical and two for non-clinical posters.

Applications are now closed. Winners will be announced at the Summer Meeting.

President's Poster Prize

2013 Winners: Abigail Benn and Tom Freeman with Professor Jo Neill2013 Winners: Abigail Benn and Tom Freeman with Professor Jo Neill

Past awards

Two Prizes are awarded to BAP Training Members at the annual Summer Meeting, reviewed by the BAP President.

Applications are now closed. Winners will be announced at the Summer Meeting.

Robert Kerwin Bursaries

Professor Rob Kerwin was instrumental in advising, supporting and acting as mentor for numerous people early in their careers in psychopharmacology. To commemorate this, the Council of the British Association for Psychopharmacology introduced annual bursaries in 2008, to be awarded in his name.

Applications are now closed. Winners will be announced at the Summer Meeting.

Hannah Steinberg BAP Conference Bursary

2013 Winner: Professor Barbara Sahakian with Abigail Benn2013 Winner: Professor Barbara Sahakian with Abigail Benn

Past awards

Launched in 2010 following a generous donation from Professor Hannah Steinberg, a founder member of the BAP, and The Wolfson Foundation. One bursary to be awarded each year to support attendance at the BAP Summer Meeting by a post-graduate student who is a Training Member of BAP.

Applications are now closed. Winners will be announced at the Summer Meeting.

BAP Public Communication Prizes

2013 Winners: Professor Barbara Sahakian with Suzi Gage and Carmine Pariante2013 Winners: Professor Barbara Sahakian with Suzi Gage and Carmine Pariante

Past awards

The BAP Public Communication Prizes are awarded annually to reward excellence in both clinical and non-clinical science communication to the public in the area of psychopharmacology.

Applications are now closed. Winners will be announced at the Summer Meeting.

Past awards

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