Three prizes are available for top entries to the Merial Control of Pain Award.
An outstanding research program of sustained endeavor (over 10 years) by a researcher or recognized research group will receive a grand prize of $5,000.
A veterinary student or other young scientist who has pursued a doctoral research program in a recognized veterinary institution will receive a $1,500 award for the best veterinary thesis.
A $1,500 award will be given to a veterinarian (in general practice) for preparing the best published or unpublished clinical report.
Applications for the awards must be received by Nov 30, 2000. Recipients will be announced at the British Small Animal Veterinary Association meeting, April 2001 in Birmingham, England. For information about the application process, contact Dr. Jean-Louis Foraz, Merial, Lyon, France, by phone, (33) 4-72-72-30-35, or e-mail, firstname.lastname@example.org.