Closing date for the next round of nominations: 28th February 2023
These two, separate awards are presented every two years to honour outstanding contributions to: research in Veterinary Parasitology or to service/teaching in Veterinary Parasitology.
For the research award, the candidate should have carried out research that is recognised as outstanding and made a significant to the advancement of knowledge in veterinary parasitology and /or the control of parasitic diseases.
For the award for Outstanding service/teaching contribution to Veterinary Parasitology, the contribution may include activities that are recognised as excellent and significant to the promotion, support, teaching or learning, broadly defined, of veterinary parasitology.
Any member of the WAAVP may nominate a candidate by forwarding a case describing the candidate’s qualifications for the specific award. The case sent by the nominator should include a copy of the nominee’s Curriculum vitae and five (5) letters in support of the nomination and should be sent to the Secretary/ Treasurer.
Each nominating letter should clearly detail, with evidence/examples, either:
- the outstanding contribution made to research, the impact on the field and other evidence of the recognition of the individual's research
- the outstanding contribution to service, promotion, support, teaching, training or teaching veterinary parasitology, with appropriate supporting evidence/examples.
Awards won previously:
|Year||Research||Teaching or Service|
|1993||James Armour||EJ Lawson Soulsby|
|1995||Jitender P Dubey||Jaques Euzeby|
|1997||Maxwell Murray||Peter Nansen|
|1999||Desmond Hennessy||Johannes Eckert|
|2001||Roger Prichard||Gerhard Shad|
|2003||Peter Waller||Not awarded|
|2005||RC Andrew Thompson||Not awarded|
|2007||Not awarded||Peter Holdsworth|
|2009||Robin Gasser||Not awarded|
|2011||Jozef Vercruysse||Lydden Polley|
|2013||Richard Wall||Roger Prichard|
|2015||Carlos Lanusse||Not awarded|
|2017||Peter Deplazes||Not awarded|
|2019||Domenico Otranto||Not awarded|
|2021||Gad Baneth||Diana Williams|