Awards and Prizes

ISHR-ES Travel Awards 2020

This is a call for applications for ISHR-ES 2020 Congress (Turin) Young Investigator (YI) Travel Awards for ISHR-ES members.

Requirements for the awards

  • Each recipient must be a paid member of an ISHR Section by December 31, 2019 or should justify current (i.e. 2020) membership by other means (e.g. proof of bank transfer).
  • Recipients must be within eight years of their terminal degree (e.g. PhD, MD or MSc) at the time of the ISHR-ES Congress (30 June - 3 July, 2020).
  • Recipients must be the first author and presenter of an abstract submitted to the ISHR-ES 2020 Congress in Turin.

How to apply

Applicants are requested to submit the following to by April 1 2020:

  1. a first-authored abstract that has been submitted to the ISHR-ES 2020 Congress
  2. your CV
  3. a letter from your supervisor or department Chair stating that you are eligible

Awards can be used to cover registration, travel and/or accommodation costs.

Travel Award applicants are responsible for submitting their abstracts and registering for the ISHR-ES 2020 Congress through the Congress website.

Travel Grant Award Winners 2019

Each receiving €1,100 to attend the ISHR-WC meeting in Beijing.

Name Country
Azrul Kadir UK
George Madders UK
Bernadin Ndongson-Dongmo Norway
Deli Zhang Netherlands
Frederik Flenner Germany
Frederik Flenner Germany
Gaia Calamera Norway
Guran Alican UK
Hasan Alveera UK
Jin Li Netherlands
Kálmán Benke Hungary
Maike Schuldt Netherlands
Maria Arnold Switzerland
Natalia Méndez Carmona Switzerland
Richard Jabbour UK
Rio Putra Juni Netherlands
Salvatore Antonucci Italy
Qasim A Majid UK
Daniel Benak Czech Republic
Kayleigh Griffiths UK

Joint ISHR-ES National Society Award winners

In 2017 the ISHR-ES announced a new Joint ISHR-ES and National Cardiovascular Society Poster Award. Please see Joint Program (pdf) for information.

Please contact ISHR-ES Chair and Secretary if you wish to propose a Joint Poster Award

Joint Award winners 2020

Winners receiving €300 towards travel, free registration and an invitation to present at the ISHR-ES meeting in Turin

Name Society Country
Emma Robinson BSCR UK
Carmine Rocca SIRC Italy
Mihály Ruppert HSC Hungary

ISHR-ES Ketty Schwartz Award

The ISHR-ES Ketty Schwartz Award is awarded annually to a European Researcher who has made a significant scientific contribution to cardiovascular research, and have not previously received an ISHR International award.

Year Meeting Award winner
2018 Amsterdam Denise Hilfiker-Kleiner

ISHR-ES Medal of Merit

The ISHR-ES Medal of Merit is conferred, at the ISHR-ES Annual Meeting, by the Council, on members who have made sustained and outstanding contribution to cardiovascular science.

Year Meeting Medal winner
2018 Amsterdam Sian Harding
2017 Hamburg Jean-Jacques Mercadier and Gerd Heusch
2015 Bordeaux Fabio Di Lisa
2010 Berlin Ursula Ravens
2008 Athens Denis Noble
2007 Bologna Tom Ruigrok
2006 Manchester Edward Carmeliet and Wolfgang Schaper
2005 Tromso Bernard Swynghedauw and Ernesto Carafoli
2004 Dresden Lionel Opie and David Hearse
2003 Strasbourg Jutta Schaper and Ketty Schwartz