2016 Young Scholars Award

The WAHVM Board is pleased to announce the results of the 2016 WAHVM Young Scholars Award. This year, we received 14 entries and the standard was extremely high. Many congratulations to the three prize winners:

1) Karl Bruno, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences: ‘Practical Training for Modern Practitioners: Nils Lagerlöf, India, and Early Swedish Development Aid at the Veterinary College’

2) Kit Heintzman, Harvard University. ‘A cabinet of the ordinary: Domesticating veterinary medicine’

3) Julie Hipperson, Kings College London. “While a tear is in the eye’: women and the gendered business of small animal practice in interwar Britain’

2016 Young Scholars Award Competition

The Young Scholars Award recognizes the best original essay on any topic of relevance to the history of the veterinary field.

First Prize: 1000 Euro plus up to 1000 Euro expenses to present the paper at the WAHVM biennial Congress in Vienna, 27-30 July 2016*

Second Prize: 400 Euro

Third Prize: 200 Euro

*All prizes will be awarded at the Vienna congress. The first prize winner must attend and present the paper to collect the prize money.

For application and submission details, please download this pdf.

 

Young Scholars Award Announcement 2014: First Prize 1000 Euro

Announcing the 2014 Young Scholars Award Competition

For the best original essay on any topic of relevance to the history of the veterinary field, including animal health and disease.

First Prize: 1000 Euro plus up to 1000 Euro expenses to present the paper at the Congress in London*

Second Prize: 400 Euro

Third Prize: 200 Euro

Deadline: 28 February 2014

Click on this link for details of the competition:   Young Scholars Comp London