WFSBP Awards

The following WFSBP Awards will be delivered and presented during the 13th World Congress of Biological Psychiatry 2017 in Copenhagen.

New: Young Investigator Award

WFSBP is offering Educational Grants for young investigators to attend the WFSBP biennial congress and the special educational sessions. These sessions are especially designed for young researchers (under 40 year-old) which will be pre-selected via an application process. The grant includes a travel grant of EUR 400 plus free registration to the WFSBP Congress. Payments will be made in Euro after the congress.

The National Presidents have been invited to send nominations for the above mentioned awards by 31 January 2017.

WFSBP Lifetime Achievement Award in Biological Psychiatry

The WFSBP Lifetime Achievement Award in Biological Psychiatry is intended for senior research scientists (MD, PhD or equivalent) whose lifework has significantly influenced today‘s field of biological psychiatry. This award is open to members and non-members of the WFSBP. It consists of a monetary award of EUR 1,000.

WFSBP Research Prize

The WFSBP Research Prize is intended for WFSBP members (MD, PhD or equivalent) whose current scientific work has had an important impact in the field of clinical and / or basic research in the area of biological psychiatry. This prize consists of a monetary award of EUR 1,000.

WFSBP Award for Excellence in Education

The WFSBP Award for Excellence in Education is to acknowledge outstanding and innovative education in biological psychiatry including the implementation of new interactive media. The WFSBP Education prize is open to all WFSBP members who have improved the education in all fields of Psychiatry. This award consists of a monetary award of EUR 1,000.

The National Presidents have been invited to send nominations for the above mentioned awards by 13 January 2017.

WFSBP Award for Scientific Excellence of the WFSBP Host

The WFSBP Award for Scientific Excellence of the WFSBP Host is dedicated to an outstanding researcher in the field of Biological Psychiatry originating from the host country of the World Congress of Biological Psychiatry. This award consists of a monetary award of EUR 1,000.

Poster Prizes: WFSBP Young Investigator Awards for the five best posters (under 40 year-old)

An application for the Young Investigator Award is not necessary. All posters will be evaluated at the congress. The awards will go to those presentations that not only provide evidence of innovative research, but which are also well presented. Please note that presenting authors must register and attend the meeting to be eligible for these awards. Poster prizes will be delivered during the Closing Ceremony.