The Commission on European Affairs (CEA) would like to congratulate the following award recipients:
- Pavel Mares - European Epileptology Award 2016
- Federico Vigevano - European Epileptology Award 2016
- Nana Tatishvili - European Epilepsy Education Award 2016
- Julia Jacobs - Young Investigator Award 2016
- Nicola Specchio - Young Investigator Award 2016
All awards will be presented at the Welcome Ceremony on Sunday 11 September from 18:30-19:30.
European Epileptology Award 2016
The European Epileptology Award is presented to a European epileptologist in recognition of his or her outstanding contribution to European epileptology.
The CEA will contribute 5,000 EUR to the award and an award committee selected by the CEA will judge the nominations and select the recipient.
Any European individual who has made a substantial lifetime contribution in any aspect of epileptology is eligible for nomination. The major part of the candidate’s work should have taken place in Europe. Please note that self-nomination is not permitted.
The awards carry no monetary value but are given in recognition of outstanding contributions to epilepsy research and in order to stimulate a promising research career in epileptology.
The awards consist of a diploma and will be announced in conjunction with the European Congress on Epileptology to which the awardees will have their registration fees waived.
Awards will be made no more than once every two years and to a maximum of two awardees, one in basic science and one in clinical science on each occasion.
Eligible candidates are researchers in Europe under the age of 45 that have made a substantial scientific contribution and with a documented, promising career in epilepsy research.
The selected awardees will be among the speakers of the Symposium of Excellence taking place during the 12th ECE.
European Epilepsy Education Award
The award carries no monetary value but is given in recognition of outstanding contributions to European epilepsy education.
The award consists of a diploma and will be announced in conjunction with the European Congress on Epileptology to which the awardee will have the registration fee waived.
Awards will be made no more than once every two years and to a maximum of one awardee on each occasion.
Eligible are individuals in Europe of any profession who have made an outstanding contribution to the advancement of epilepsy education on a European level and who have not received so far an Ambassador for Epilepsy Award or the European Epileptology Award.