The Stengel Research Award, instituted in 1977, is named in honour of the late Professor Erwin Stengel, one of the founders of IASP. This award is for outstanding active research with at least 10 years of scientific activity in the field, as evidenced by number and quality of publications in internationally acknowledged journals and indicators of esteem and reputation.
Members of the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) are invited to nominate suitable persons for the Stengel Research Award. National Representatives of the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) are also invited to nominate suitable persons to receive the Award. Nominees do not necessarily have to be IASP members however Nominators must be current IASP members. Self-nomination is permitted. Award Committee members are not permitted to make nominations. Candidates should not be nominees for any other IASP Award in the current round.
The criteria for selection are:
The Award is open to currently active academics with at least 10 years of scientific activity in the field, who have a deserved reputation for outstanding research in the field of suicidology, as evidenced by:
(a) the number and quality of publications in leading peer-reviewed journals that significantly contribute to our understanding/knowledge of suicidal behaviour and/or to suicide prevention; and
(b) indicators of esteem and reputation (e.g., invitation to give keynote lecture at international conference, invitation to serve on editorial board of international journal).
(A researcher who continues to be active in the field despite being officially ‘retired’ could be considered for this Award. A retired researcher who is no longer active in the field cannot be considered for this Award.)
DEADLINE: 1st MAY 2023