Application Procedure - EAPC Research Award

At each EAPC congress researcher prizes are awarded in three categories:

1. Early Researcher Award

The candidate should be at the early stage of a research career and hold a higher degree, PhD or equivalent

2. Post-doctoral Award

The candidate should hold a PhD or equivalent, have performed independent research and have a substantial publication list

3. Clinical Impact Award

The candidate should hold a clinical/academic qualification or equivalent, and be involved in clinical research and practice

How to apply:
  • Candidates should clearly identify which of the three awards they are applying for
  • Candidates can apply themselves, or be nominated by a supervisor or similar
  • All professions working in palliative care research are welcome to apply, both clinical and non-clinical
  • Applications from any country are welcome


Applications are currently closed but will open again in autumn 2019 for nominations for the 2020 awards.

Applicants should highlight: 

  • Strongly documented interest and skills in palliative care research
  • Evidence of academic development
  • Detailed information about research activity including research methods and relevance to palliative care
  • the environment/research group that the candidate has worked in
  • Evidence of publications and presentations of work at conferences or similar events
  • Evidence of scientific awards, if any
  • Ability and willingness to give a pleanry lecture in English at an EAPC congress

If making a nomination, please make sure that the candidate agrees to be nominated and agrees to give a plenary lecture.

Applications must include a full CV and a list of publications.  

Selection criteria:

A sub-group of the congress Scientific Committee will consider all applications for the three categories.  Applicants will be informed of the decision prior to the congress. The EAPC will cover the registration fees of all three successful applicants. 

Please see congress website for opening and closing dates, we look forward to recieving your application