The Netherlands Epidemiology Society (VvE) awards five prizes every year:

VvE Achievement Award

At WEON2019, Prof. George Davey Smith will receive the VvE Achievement Award. Since 2014, the Netherlands Epidemiology Society presents the VvE Achievement Award to an international scientist who plays an important role in the field of epidemiology. The VvE Achievement Award will be presented by the chairman of the VvE  on the recommendation of the WEON2019 organization committee.

VvE Publication Award for Junior Researchers

The Netherlands Epidemiology Society’s (VvE) Publication Award for Junior Researchers is intended for the best epidemiological publication by a junior researcher.

The deadline for submitting a publication for the VvE Publication Award 2019 is: February 16th, 2019.

For more information about applications please visit the website of the VvE.

VvE Student Award

The VvE Student Award is intended for Bachelor or Master students who have completed an internship or elective course in epidemiology.

The deadline for registering for the Student Award and submitting the application form is the same as the deadline for submitting the WEON abstracts, March 15th, 2019.

For more information about applications please visit the website of the VvE.

VvE Oral Presentation Award

The VvE Oral Presentation Award is given to a candidate who gave the best oral presentation on a methodological topic during one of the parallel sessions of WEON2019.

Candidates are nominated for the VvE Oral Presentation Award based on the following requirements:

  1. the candidate is first author of the abstract,
  2. the candidate will give the oral presentation,
  3. the abstract is selected for an oral presentation.

Especially, abstracts on a methodological topic have more chance to get nominated.

Candidates will be informed about their nomination for this award by the WEON2019 organization committee before May 15th 2019.

VvE Poster Award

The VvE Poster Award is given to a candidate who presented the best poster during one of the poster sessions of WEON2019.

Candidates will be informed about their nomination for this award by the WEON2019 organization committee before May 15th 2019.