Awards & Prizes

BAVP Student & Early Career Researcher Prize for best oral presentation

At our annual winter meeting we award prizes for best oral presentations to help support our students and other early career researchers (postdocs and fellows).

2021 prizes: The award of £250 for the student prize, and £250 for the ECR prize is sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health UK.

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The JD Smyth/William C. Campbell ISP/BSP/BAVP annual conference travel awards

In recognition of the mentorship, inspiration and direction given to Prof. W.C. Campbell, Nobel Laureate, in his formative days at Trinity College Dublin by Prof. James Desmond Smyth, the ISP has opened its new award. The reward also recognises the important role that the British Society for Parasitology (BSP) and the British Association for Veterinary Parasitology (BAVP) have played in supporting parasitology in Ireland. 

Each year, this award will support two postgraduate members of the ISP to attend and present (talk or poster) at the annual meeting of the BSP or BAVP.  


Each year, this award will also support two postgraduate members of the BSP and/or BAVP to visit an Irish parasitology laboratory and/or the annual meeting of the ISP. 

Follow the competition guidelines below – 

Who: Postgraduate members of the Irish Society for Parasitology and/or British Society for Parasitology and/or British Association of Veterinary Parasitology

What: One page containing details of home and visiting laboratory

When: Deadline announced prior to annual meeting (value of £/€400)

Where: Email submissions with subject heading ( JD Smyth/William C. Campbell ISP/BSP/BAVP annual conference travel awards), to irishsoc.parasitology@gmail.com

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