The Ringel Service Award, instituted in 1995, honours the late Professor Erwin Ringel, the founding President of the Association. This award is for distinguished service in the field of Suicidology. Members of the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) are invited to nominate suitable persons for the Ringel Service 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 practitioners who:
(a) have been involved in the development and implementation of evidence-informed and best practice suicide prevention programmes/projects over a period of at least 10 years; and
(b) are acknowledged as a leader in the field, as confirmed by opinion leaders (in academic, practitioner, voluntary and/or community sectors) nationally or internationally.
(A practitioner who continues to be active in the field despite being officially ‘retired’ could be considered for this Award. A retired practitioner who is no longer active in the field cannot be considered for this Award.)
DEADLINE: 1st MAY 2023