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International Association for Suicide Prevention: Awards

The International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) provides awards for those who have contributed in a significant way to the furthering of the aims of the Association. Awards are presented at the IASP biennial conference.

Please click here to download the IASP Awards information sheet in PDF Format that details the four awards available.


The Stengel Research Award

YearRecipientCountry
1977R DiekstraThe Netherlands
1979M BoldtCanada
1981J P SoubrierFrance
1983J LonnqvistFinland
1985G Sonneck/J BeskowAustria/Sweden
1987R Goldney/C PfefferAustralia/USA
1989P Cosyns/J WilmotteBelgium
1991D De LeoItaly
1993D WassermanSweden
1995K HawtonUnited Kingdom
1997A SchmidtkeGermany
1999A RoyUSA
2001A LeenaarsCanada
2003I OrbachIsrael
2005K van HeeringenBelgium
2007J MannUSA
2009M WilliamsUK
2011P Yip Hong Kong
2013M OquendoUSA

The Stengel Research Award has been provided since 1977 and is named in honour of the late Professor Erwin Stengel, one of the founders of the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP). This award is for outstanding research in the field of suicidology, and nominations can be made by any member of IASP.

IASP members are invited to nominate suitable persons for the Stengel Research Award. Nominees do not necessarily have to be IASP members. The criteria for selection are:

STENGEL RESEARCH CHAIRPERSON

Professor Kees van Heeringen
University of Ghent
Department of Psychiatry
Unit of Suicide Research
De Pintelaan 185
B-9000 Belgium

Tel: +32 [9] 240 43 75
Fax: +32 [9] 240 49 48
Email: cornelis.vanheeringen@UGent.be

Please send your nomination direct to Professor Kees van Heeringen, Chairperson of the Stengel Research Award and attach a brief summary (CV) of why your nominee is deserving of the Award.

Stengel Research Award (pdf)

DEADLINE: 15 April, 2014


The Ringel Service Award

YearRecipientCountry
1995Zhai Shu TaoP.R.China
1997Y SaitoJapan
1999V ScottFrance
2001L MehlumNorway
2003J NagdimonUSA
2007L RatnayekeSri Lanka
2011J BertoloteAustralia
2013Ø EkebergNorway

The Ringel Service Award was instituted in 1995 and honours the late Professor Erwin Ringel, the founding President of the Association. This award is for distinguished service in the field of suicidology, and nominations can be made by National Representatives of IASP.

National Representatives of the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) are invited to nominate suitable persons to recieve the Ringel Service Award. Nominees do not necessarily have to be IASP members. The criteria for selection are:

RINGEL SERVICE AWARD CHAIRPERSON

Dr Morton Silverman
4858 South Dorchester Avenue
Chicago Il 60615-2012
USA

Phone: + 1 773 550 8179
Fax: + 1 773 624 3995
Email: msilverman@edc.org

Please send your nomination directly to Dr Silverman, Chairperson of the Ringel Service Award Committee, and attach a brief summary (CV) of why your nominee is deserving of this Award.

DEADLINE: 15 April, 2014

Ringel Service Award (pdf)


The Farberow Award

YearRecipientCountry
1997O GradSlovenia
1999K Dunne Maxim/E A DunneUSA
2001S ClarkeAustralia
2003G H and E WeyrauchUSA
2005K AndriessenBelgium
2007K DyregrovNorway
2009F CampbellUSA
2011J FisherAustralia
2013A StainesAustralia

The Farberow Award was introduced in 1997 in recognition of Professor Norman Farberow, a founding member and driving force behind the IASP. This award is for a person who has contributed significantly in the field of work with survivors of suicide, and nominations can be made by any IASP member.

Members are invited to nominate suitable persons for the Farberow Award. It is for the person who in the view of the award committee has contributed significantly in the field of work with suicide survivors. Nominees do not necessarily have to be IASP members. The criteria for selection are:

FARBEROW AWARD CHAIRPERSON

Karl Andriessen
Vaartdijk 60
2800 Mechelen
Belgium

Tel: +32 [9] 233 50 99
Fax: +32 [9] 233 35 89
Email: karl.andriessen@pandora.be

Please send your nomination directly to Karl Andriessen, Chairperson of the Farberow Award Committee, and attach a brief summary (CV) of why you feel your nominee is deserving.

DEADLINE: 15 April, 2014

Farberow Award (pdf)


De Leo Fund Award

YearRecipientCountry
2009A. AhmadiIran
2011E. KinyandaUganda

The De Leo Fund Award honours the memory of Nicola and Vittorio, the beloved children of Professor Diego De Leo, IASP Past President.

The Award is offered to distinguished scholars in recognition of their outstanding research on suicidal behaviours carried out in developing countries.

Members of the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) are invited to nominate suitable persons for the De Leo Fund Award. It is for the person who in the view of the award committee has contributed significantly to developing suicide research in a developing country.

Nominees do not necessarily have to be IASP members.

To be eligible for the De Leo Fund Award, candidates should demonstrate the following criteria:

DE LEO FUND AWARD CHAIRPERSON:

Prof. Diego De Leo, Australian Institute for Suicide
Research and Prevention, Griffith University,
176 Messines Ridge Rd, Mt. Gravatt Campus
Mt Gravatt QLD 4122, Australia
Tel: + 61 7 3735 3377
Fax: + 61 7 3735 3450
E- mail: D.DeLeo@griffith.edu.au

Please send your nomination directly to Prof Diego De Leo, Chairperson of the De Leo Fund Award Committee and attach a brief summary (CV) of why your nominee is deserving of the Award

De Leo Fund Award (pdf)

DEADLINE: 15 April, 2014