Excellence in Research, Teaching or Service

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:

YearResearchTeaching or Service
1993James ArmourEJ Lawson Soulsby
1995Jitender P DubeyJaques Euzeby
1997Maxwell MurrayPeter Nansen
1999Desmond HennessyJohannes Eckert
2001Roger PrichardGerhard Shad
2003Peter WallerNot awarded
2005RC Andrew ThompsonNot awarded
2007Not awardedPeter Holdsworth
2009Robin GasserNot awarded
2011Jozef VercruysseLydden Polley
2013Richard WallRoger Prichard
2015Carlos LanusseNot awarded
2017Peter DeplazesNot awarded
2019Domenico OtrantoNot awarded
2021Gad BanethDiana Williams