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These two, separate awards are presented every two years to honour contributions to: Research in Veterinary Parasitology or Outstanding Contributions to 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 Contributions to Veterinary Parasitology, activities may include service or teaching 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 letter describing the candidate’s qualifications for the specific award.
The nominator should arrange for a copy of the nominee’s Curriculum vitae and five (5) letters in support of the nomination to be sent to the Secretary/ Treasurer.
The letter should indicate clearly either:
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|