Hugo Schindelka Award

(06.11.2011) The World Association for Veterinary Dermatology invites nominatons for The Hugo Schindelka Award

The Hugo Schindelka Award commemorates initiation of the scientific approach to veterinary dermatology and its establishment as a discipline in 1903 when Dr. Hugo Schindelka, a teacher at the Vienna Veterinary School, published his book, Hautkrankheiten bei Haustieren Handbuch der Tierärztlichen Chirurgie und Geburtshilfe (Skin Diseases of Domestic Animals).

The award, a medal and US$ 5,000, and will be presented every 4 years at the World Congress of Veterinary Dermatology, beginning with the 6th Congress in Hong Kong in 2008. A Shindelka Memorial Lecture will be given by the recipient at the congress.

It was first awarded at the 6th Congress in Hong Kong in 2008. The recipient is invited to attend and deliver a plenary lecture at the Congress.

Purpose of the Award The award recognises excellence in scholarship and publication in Veterinary Dermatology.

Scholarship includes organisation and development of the discipline, teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels in universities and within other educational systems, and the development of diagnostic and therapeutic methods, courses and teaching material.

The recipient should have published a substantialvolume of high quality material relating to veterinary dermatology with a significant impact on the discipline.

Research papers should include new discoveries and publication in high impact journals.

All aspects of the discipline can be included and publications can be scientific papers, popular articles, books and electronic media.

Candidates for the award do not have to have a veterinary qualification.

Nominationand Selection Nominations for the award are evaluated by an Award Commitee established by and reporting to the WAVD Board.

Weitere Meldungen

World Association of Veterinary Dermatology

Founding of the World Association of Veterinary Dermatology

On the 11th March 2010, the World Association for Veterinary Dermatology was formally incorporated as a not-for-profit limited liability company registered in Scotland

Veterinär-Kongress: Wehsely begrüßt TeilnehmerInnen

Mehr als 1000 ExpertInnen beim Empfang im Wiener Rathaus. In ihrer Funktion als Tierschutz-Stadträtin und in Vertretung des Wiener Bürgermeisters empfing Mag. Sonja Wehsely gestern Abend rund 1000 TeilnehmerInnen am Veterinärdermatologen- Kongress im Festsaal des Wiener Rathauses