Thank you to everyone who participated in T2019. You made this a great conference for all!!

T2019 ICADTS Awards          

Congratulations to all of our T2019 award winners! 

Low-or Middle-Income Country Stipend Award 

These awards were created to encourage researchers from low-or middle-income countries to develop their knowledge base and experience in different areas of alcohol, drugs and traffic safety with support with financial support for eligible individuals to attend T2019 in Edmonton.

Winners:

Gabriel Andreuccetti, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Brazil

Ahsan Ul Haq Kayani, Government of Pakistan, Pakistan

Jinky Leilanie Lu, National Institutes of Health, University of the Philippines Manila,Philippines

Young and New Researchers Stipend Award 

These awards were created to encourage young scientists and those embarking on a career in traffic safety to develop their knowledge base and experience in different areas of alcohol, drugs and traffic safety, with financial support for eligible individuals to attend T2019 in Edmonton.

Winners: 

Nevicia Case, McGill University, Canada

Natalie Gastin, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia

Amie Hayley, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia

Stefan Lakamper, University of Zürich, Switzerland

Marcelo Rocha, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Michelle Tomczak, University of Alberta, Canada

Best Working Paper by a Researcher from a Low-or Middle-Income Country 

A $500.00 award was granted to the author of the best working paper submitted by a Researcher from a Low-or Middle-Income Country based on the quality, relevance and scientific usefulness of the work.

Winner: Leticia Fara, Center for Drug and Alcohol Research, Brazil

Best Working Paper by a Young or New Researcher

A $500.00 was granted to the author of the best working paper submitted by a Young Scientist based on the quality, relevance and scientific usefulness of the work.

Winner: Heather Woods-Fry, Traffic Injury Research Foundation, Canada

Best Poster Award 

A $500.00 award was granted for the best poster submission.

Winner: Matt Webster, University of Kentucky, United States  

Borkenstein Award 

The Borkenstein Award recognizes individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to international cooperation in alcohol and drug-related traffic safety programs.

Winners:    

Centre for Accident Research & Road Safety – Queensland (CARRS-Q), Australia

The Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Norway 

The Haddon Award 

The Haddon Award was established in 1999. It is awarded in recognition of successfully implementing scientific based changes in public policy that reduce the effects of alcohol and drugs on traffic safety.

Winners: 

AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, United States

Douglas Beirness, Beirness and Associates, Canada

James Fell, NORC, United States 

The Widmark Laureates 

The Widmark Award was established in 1965 at Indiana University in honour of Professor Erik M P Widmark, whose comprehensive research during the first half of the twentieth century touched on all aspects of the pharmacology of alcohol.

Widmark Awards honour those who have made an outstanding, sustained and meritorious contribution to the field that has led to international standing and respect. Candidates must have an impressive record of accomplishments that signify pre-eminence in the field.

Winners: 

Richard Compton, United States

Hallvard Gjerde, Oslo University Hospital, Norway

Mary Sheehan, CARRS-Q, Queensland University of Technology, Australia

Thank you to ICADTS and the City of Edmonton for their generous support of these awards.