Annual Prizes and Awards

Prizes and Awards


Lifetime Achievement Award

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 (though the candidate does not have to be British).
  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

The BAP Psychopharmacology Awards are awarded annually to reward excellence in both clinical and non-clinical psychopharmacology. Nominations are reviewed by a panel of BAP Officers/Council Members, and the Awards (Certificate and £250) are awarded at the conference dinner at the annual Summer Meeting.

Closing Date: 27th March 2017

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BAP Undergraduate Awards

Launched in 2006, the BAP Undergraduate Awards are awarded to the best psychopharmacology submissions (abstract, summary statement, poster) at the annual summer meeting by undergraduate students.

The Awards provide undergraduates with the experience of attending a national scientific meeting and encourage young psychopharmacologists to pursue a research active career.

Closing Date: 24th April 2017

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Summer Meeting Poster Prizes

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

Closing Date: 27th March 2017

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President's Poster Prizes

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

Closing Date: 27th March 2017

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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.

Closing Date: 30th April 2017

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Hannah Steinberg BAP Conference Bursary

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.

Closing Date: 27th March 2017

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BAP Public Communication Prizes

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.

Closing Date: 31st May 2017

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RCPsych/BAP Poster Prizes

The Psychopharmacology Committee of the Royal College of Psychiatrists supports two poster prizes. These will be awarded to posters which report psychopharmacological research directly relevant to clinical psychiatric practice, or in the area of clinical audit or case series illustrating an important psychopharmacological observation. We particularly encourage submissions from trainee psychiatrists with an interest in this area.

Closing Date: 27th March 2017

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