New ERS Scientific Awards announced

14 December, 2020

The European Respiratory Society (ERS) is pleased to announce the upcoming launch of the ERS Scientific Award programmes. The award portfolio has been revised to specifically target different career stages of ERS members.

The awards that will be on offer in 2021 are:

Awards for early-career candidates:

ERS Cournand Lecture Award

The Cournand Lecture Award honours a young investigator and commemorates the distinguished French scientist, André Frédéric Cournand, who worked for much of his life in the United States and was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1956 for his pioneering work on the in vivo investigation of the circulation. Find out more

Awards for mid-career candidates:

ERS Mid-Career Gold Medals

The ERS Mid-Career Gold Medals honour mid-career researchers who have an excellent track record and the potential for further outstanding developments in the specific field of the award. Sponsored awards offer attractive research grants for submitted project proposals and the opportunity to spend a day with the sponsoring company. Find out more

ERS Main Awards

ERS Main Awards offer various amounts of funding to mid-career researchers with an excellent track record who have submitted an outstanding research project in the specific field of the award. Find out more

Awards for senior candidates:

ERS Lifetime Achievement Award

The ERS Lifetime Achievement Award honours a highly regarded senior scientists and established experts in the respiratory field with an international reputation. Members from ERS assemblies 1, 2, 5, 6 and 10 may apply or be nominated. Find out more

Applications and nominations for these Awards will open on 4 January, 2021.

View the ERS Scientific Awards for 2021