Annual Prizes & Awards

Recent prizes and awards

Lifetime Achievement Award

2014 Winner: Professor Philip Cowen (right)2014 Winner: Professor Philip Cowen (right)

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

The BAP Council is delighted to award the 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award to Professor Philip Cowen. Read More...

BAP Psychopharmacology Awards

2014 Winners: Oliver Robinson, Michael Bloomfield, Oliver Howes and Ulrich Ettinger2014 Winners: Oliver Robinson, Michael Bloomfield, Oliver Howes and Ulrich Ettinger

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.

The winners of this year's Psychopharmacology Awards are:
Senior Clinical – Oliver Howes (Institute of Psychiatry)
Junior Clinical – Michael Bloomfield (Imperial College London)
Senior Non-clinical – Ulrich Ettinger (University of Bonn)
Junior Non-clinical – Oliver Robinson (University College London)

BAP Undergraduate Award

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

The winners of this year's Undergraduate Awards are:
Sarah Silk (Newcastle University)
Annie Godley (University of Bath)
Samira Parhizkar (University of Nottingham)
Joanne Bailey (University of Sussex)

BAP/Cambridge Cognition Award

2014 Winners: Natalia Lawrence and Andrew Jones2014 Winners: Natalia Lawrence and Andrew Jones

Past awards

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.

The winners of this year's BAP/Cambridge Cognition Awards are:
Senior – Natalia Lawrence (University of Exeter)
Junior – Andrew Jones (University of Liverpool)

Summer Meeting Poster Prizes

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

The winners of this year's Poster Prizes are:
Simon Trent (Cardiff University)
Agnes Norbury (University College London)
Fabricio Moreira (Federal University of Minas Gerais)
Peter Bloomfield (Imperial College London)

President's Poster Prize

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

The winners of this year's President's Poster Prizes are:
Emma Jayne Kilford (University College London)
Chloe Wallis (University of Cambridge)

Robert Kerwin Bursaries

2014 Winners: Anneka Tomlinson and Abbie Pringle2014 Winners: Anneka Tomlinson and Abbie Pringle

Past awards

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.

The winners of this year's Robert Kerwin International Conference Bursaries are:
Anneka Tomlinson (University of Manchester)
Abbie Pringle (University of Oxford)

Hannah Steinberg BAP Conference Bursary

2014 Winner: Mark Horowitz2014 Winner: Mark Horowitz

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.

The winner of this year's Hannah Steinberg BAP Conference Bursary is:
Mark Horowitz (Institute of Psychiatry)

BAP Public Communication Prizes

2014 Winners: Mark Horowitz and Emma Robinson2014 Winners: Mark Horowitz and Emma Robinson

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.

The winners of this year's Public Communication Prizes are:
Senior – Emma Robinson (University of Bristol)
Junior – Mark Horowitz (Institute of Psychiatry)

Past awards

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