Annual Prizes and Awards

Prizes and Awards


Lifetime Achievement Award

2018 Winner: Professor Guy Goodwin
2018 Winner: Professor Guy Goodwin

The 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award was awarded to:

Professor Guy Goodwin


BAP Psychopharmacology Awards


The 2018 BAP Psychopharmacology Awards were awarded to:

Rebecca Lawson (University of Cambridge)

Philip Corlett (Yale University)

Robert McCutcheon (King's College London)


BAP Undergraduate Awards

Launched in 2006, the BAP Undergraduate Awards are awarded to the best psychopharmacology submissions (abstract, summary statement, poster) at the annual summer meeting by undergraduate students.

The Awards provide undergraduates with the experience of attending a national scientific meeting and encourage young psychopharmacologists to pursue a research active career.

Applications are now closed. Winners will be announced at the Summer Meeting.


Summer Meeting Poster Prizes

Four Prizes are awarded at the annual Summer Meeting, two for clinical and two for non-clinical posters.

Applications are now closed. Winners will be announced at the Summer Meeting.


President's Poster Prizes

Two Prizes are awarded to BAP Training Members at the annual Summer Meeting, reviewed by the BAP President.

Applications are now closed. Winners will be announced at the Summer Meeting.


Robert Kerwin International Conference Bursaries


The 2018 Robert Kerwin International Conference Bursaries were awarded to:

Ciaran Fitzpatrick (University of Copenhagen)

Chandni Hindocha (University College London)

Kristi Sawyer (King's College London)


Hannah Steinberg BAP Conference Bursary


The 2018 Hannah Steinberg BAP Conference Bursary was awarded to:

Faith Borgan (King's College London)


BAP Public Communication Prizes


The 2018 BAP Public Communication Prizes were awarded to:

Judith Pratt (University of Strathclyde)

  • Planetarium, Glasgow Science Centre: Neurodome: Exploring the inner workings of the brain and mental health
  • Glasgow Planetarium: ‘Neurodome and ‘A Beautiful Mind’ – A UK Premier
  • Glasgow Science Centre-‘Science Lates’ at the Planetarium (June 2017)
  • Glasgow Science Centre, Planetarium - ‘Question of Perception’ series (Oct 2017)

The Neurodome events at the Glasgow planetarium were published in the BAP Newsletter in Dec 2017.

Antonio Gonzalez (University of Bath)


RCPsych/BAP Poster Prizes

The Psychopharmacology Committee of the Royal College of Psychiatrists supports two poster prizes. These will be awarded to posters which report psychopharmacological research directly relevant to clinical psychiatric practice, or in the area of clinical audit or case series illustrating an important psychopharmacological observation. We particularly encourage submissions from trainee psychiatrists with an interest in this area.

Applications are now closed. Winners will be announced at the Summer Meeting.