Michele Tansella Award

Christa Zimmermann Tansella and Carole Tansella have created an international award in memory of Michele Tansella.

Michele Tansella was a pioneer in the field of epidemiological psychiatry and the field of mental health service evaluation. He contributed to these fields as a distinguished scientist throughout his life.

The Michele Tansella Award of € 2000 will be provided every two years on the occasion of the World Psychiatric Association Section meetings on Epidemiology and Public Health.

It will be granted to Post-doctoral researchers / early career researchers under 40 years of age from anywhere in the world.

Candidates for the Michele Tansella Award will be the first author of an outstanding publication in the field of epidemiological psychiatry, community psychiatry, or mental health service evaluation.

Eligible papers will have been published in an international peer-reviewed journal in the two years preceding the application for the award. Publications in press can be considered if accompanied by a confirmation of acceptance from the publishing Journal.

A panel consisting of international experts and the award donors will judge the applications submitted and select the winner.

Submissions must be in English and include the following items:

  1. The application form
  2. The publication selected for the award application
  3. The references of three other papers that the applicant considers his/her most relevant ones and a sentence for each explaining their contribution to the field.
  4. Two letters of support by senior referees

The  winner is expected to attend the Award ceremony held in Marrakech, Morocco during the WPA Epidemiology and Public Health Section meeting May 2020 and present his/her research in a 15 minute lecture.  

He/she will be notified by February 15th 2020

The Award fund will pay the meeting fees, but no travel to and accommodation costs to the Conference meeting.

 Deadline: latest date of application is 2020-01-15 – APPLICATIONS ARE CLOSED

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Conditions of the Michele Tansella Award 2020

Candidates for the Michele Tansella Award will be the first author of an outstanding publication in the field of epidemiological psychiatry, community psychiatry, or mental health service evaluation.

Eligible papers will have been published in an international peer-reviewed journal in the two years preceding the application for the award.

Candidates are under 40 years of age.

A candidate may only participate with one article.

The deadline for applications is January 15st 2020. – APPLICATIONS ARE CLOSED

Only fully completed application forms with all required uploads are considered.

There will be no discussion about the decision of the Award panel.