CINP Award programme


The International College of Neuropsychopharmacology (CINP) has a long track record in producing biennial congresses with exceptionally high quality science.

The awards which CINP offer throughout the year(s) are:

  • Max Hamilton Award: The Max Hamilton Memorial Prize is given to a young scientist in recognition of an outstanding contribution to psychopharmacology. Nominations can be made by any individual; nominees need not be members of the CINP, but must be less than 41 years of age on 31st December year of meeting.
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  • Rafaelson Young Investigator’s Award: The Young Investigator Awards are open to individual’s world-wide. Applications must be sponsored by a CINP member. Individuals must have a doctorate degree, be working full-time in neuropsychopharmacology research, teaching, or clinical activities, have not reached his/her 36th birthday in the year in which the award is made (i.e., no older than 35 years of age as of 31 December 2015).
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  • Pioneers in Psychopharmacology Award: The Award is given at each Congress to three individuals to honor those who have made major contributions to the field as it has developed. The contributions may be in research, clinical, or administrative areas but must be internationally recognized as significant to the growth of the field.
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  • CINP Ethic Prize in Psychopharmacology: The Ethics Prize in Psychopharmacology will recognise an individual’s outstanding achievements in ethics research within the field of psychopharmacology as well as their contribution to the promotion of public awareness of ethics in psychopharmacology and contributions to the world-wide solution of issues and questions within the ethical practice of psychopharmacology. Applicants must be nominated by a CINP member and include a CV and one to three page statement of the justification of the nomination.
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