Awards and Prizes – 2015 EUSPR conference

This page outlines the prizes and awards that were issued at the 2015 EUSPR conference in Ljubljana, Slovenia, 22 – 24 October.

SPAN Poster Prizes

The Science for Prevention Academic Network (SPAN) issued prizes at the conference for the best posters by early career delegates. The 1st prize was not awarded, second and third prize winners received € 80 and € 50 respectively, plus 1 year’s free EUSPR membership. The winning posters were announced at the conference closing ceremony on 24th October 2015, the prize winners were selected via a SPAN selection panel.

2nd prize: Dijana Jerković, Office for Combating Drugs Abuse of the Government of the Republic of Croatia, HR

Poster title: The role of self-determination and personality in predicting the cannabinoids consumption among students in student dormitories in Zagreb

Authors: Dijana Jerković, Martina Lotar Rihtarić and Valentina Kranželić

Link to abstract: http://easychair.org/smart-program/EUSPR2015/2015-10-22.html#talk:12376

3rd prize: Milica Vasiljevic, Behaviour and Health Research Unit (BHRU), UK

Poster title: Impact of advertisements promoting candy-like flavoured e-cigarettes on appeal of tobacco smoking amongst children: an experimental study

Authors: Milica Vasiljevic, Dragos C. Petrescu and Theresa M. Marteau

Link to abstract: http://easychair.org/smart-program/EUSPR2015/2015-10-22.html#talk:12383

 

EUSPR Awards

EUSPR issued 4 awards at the conference, nominees were not limited to EUSPR members:

President’s Award: Chris Bonell, Farah Jamal, G J Melendez-Torres and Steven Cummins

Chris Bonell is from the Institute of Education, UK

Prize: Certificate, plaque and one year’s free EUSPR membership

For an outstanding Prevention Science Research Paper in the past year.

EUSPR Medal: Zili Sloboda, Applied Prevention Science, Inc, USA

Prize: Certificate and medal and one year’s free EUSPR membership

For sustained contribution to the development of Prevention Science in Europe and internationally.

Nominations were received from the EUSPR membership with the final decison made by the EUSPR Awards Committee.

Leading European Prevention Science Practitioner Honour: Peer van der Kreeft, University College Ghent, BE

Prize: Certificate, plaque and one year’s free EUSPR membership

For outstanding leadership of the adoption and implementation of evidence based prevention strategies, including support for further high quality research evaluation.

Nominations were received from the EUSPR membership with the final decison made by the EUSPR Awards Committee.

EUSPR/SPAN Early Career Researcher Prize: Boris Chapoton, HygĂ©e Center – ICLN, FR

Prize: Certificate, plaque, € 120 and one year’s free EUSPR membership

For outstanding promise based on a paper or poster presentation at the Society annual meeting.

Talk title: Messages about drinking and smoking in the content of the TV series most popular with French youth

Authors: Boris Chapoton, Cristel Antonia Russell, Blandine Salles, Yannick Simond and VĂ©ronique Regnier-Denois

Link to abstract: http://easychair.org/smart-program/EUSPR2015/2015-10-23.html#talk:12354

Selection via a SPAN selection panel.