The 2021 IASP Award Nominations are now OPEN. Please see the relevant awards criteria available at the links below.
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.
The Stengel Research Award
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.
STENGEL RESEARCH AWARD CHAIRPERSON
Prof. Paul Yip
Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention
Social Work and Social Administration
University of Hong Kong
|1977||R Diekstra||The Netherlands|
|1981||J P Soubrier||France|
|1985||G Sonneck/J Beskow||Austria/Sweden|
|1987||R Goldney/C Pfeffer||Australia/USA|
|1989||P Cosyns/J Wilmotte||Belgium|
|1991||D De Leo||Italy|
|1995||K Hawton||United Kingdom|
|2005||K van Heeringen||Belgium|
|2009||M Williams||United Kingdom|
|2011||P Yip||Hong Kong|
|2015||D Gunnell||United Kingdom|
The Ringel Service Award
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.
|1995||Zhai Shu Tao||P.R.China|
|2007||L Ratnayeke||Sri Lanka|
RINGEL SERVICE AWARD CHAIRPERSON
Dr Lanny Berman
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
7200 Maple Avenue, Chevy Chase
MD 20815, USA
The Farberow Award
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.
FARBEROW AWARD CHAIRPERSON
Dr Sally Spencer-Thomas
|1999||K Dunne Maxim/E A Dunne||USA|
|2003||G H and E Weyrauch||USA|
|2019||W & B Feigelman||USA|
De Leo Fund Award
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.
DE LEO FUND AWARD CHAIRPERSON
Prof. Diego De Leo, Australian Institute for Suicide
Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention, Griffith University,
Slovene Centre for Suicide Research
De Leo Fund Onlus
|2019||D. Knipe||Sri Lanka/UK|
Andrej Marušič Award
The Andrej Marušič Award is dedicated to young researchers who are invited to submit a research proposal relating to suicidal behaviour and prevention for consideration.
ANDREJ MARUŠIĈ AWARD CHAIR, Maj Marušič
Administrator Dr Vita Postuvan
Univerza na Primorskem
Inštitut Andrej Marušič
Muzejski trg 2, 6000 Koper