EAPS Award

EAPS Award for Population Studies

This Award honors groundbreaking original contributions to the study of population with far reaching implications for our discipline and our understanding of population dynamics and their consequences. Unique innovative insights such as expressed in a single or several publications, as well as work which spans a longer period can be nominated for the EAPS Award for Population Studies, as can exceptional life time achievements.

Nominations for this Award can be made until two months before the start of a European Population Conference. The deadline for this Award is 1 May 2022.

Rules of Play for the EAPS Award for Population Studies

  • There are no specific age, career or other criteria for nominees but candidates should be member of EAPS at the time of their nomination.
  • Candidates should be nominated by a peer and supported by at least 3 members of EAPS residing in at least 2 different countries.
  • The Jury may also invite nominations.
  • Nominations should include a short (maximum one page) explanatory statement by the nominator and a curriculum vitae of the candidate.
  • Nominations should be sent to EAPS and will be treated as confidential.
  • The Award is presented at each European Population Conference which is organized every two years.
  • The Council of EAPS is the Jury for the EAPS Award for Population Studies.
  • The EAPS Award for Population Studies brings a Euro 1000 cash benefit and a certificate.

Laureates

2020: Elizabeth Thomson, Stockholm University/University of Madison-Wisconsin

2018: James W. Vaupel   (2018 Jury: Zsolt Spéder, Jane Falkingham, Hill Kulu, Tomas Sobotka, Helga de Valk)

2016: Wolfgang Lutz   (2016 Jury: Franceso Billari, Anna Cabré, Marc Luy, Clara Mulder, Zsolt Spéder)

2014: Frans J. Willekens   (2014 Jury: Franceso Billari, Anna Cabré, Marc Luy, Clara Mulder, Zsolt Spéder)

2018 EAPS Award laureate James Vaupel
2018 EAPS Award laureate James Vaupel
Wolfgang Lutz receives
Wolfgang Lutz (l) receives the EAPS Award 2016 from EAPS Honorary President Charlotte Hoehn and EAPS President Zsolt Speder