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UEP Awards

European Phoniatrics Hearing EUHA Award

The Union of the European Phoniatricians (UEP) is an association for all physicians who are active in phoniatrics as well as colleagues in training in phoniatrics. UEP is a platform for exchange of expert knowledge, clinical experience and scientific work in this area. UEP promotes the cooperation of phoniatricians in Europe, its neighbouring countries and those countries who have put the European model of phoniatrics into practice. The European Union of Hearing Aid Acousticians (EUHA) is an association for all persons working in the hearing aid sector for the benefit of people with impaired hearing. The association aims at bringing together hearing aid acousticians, scientists and laymen, who want to take part in specialised further education and vocational training.In 2013 the European Phoniatrics Hearing EUHA Award was inaugurated as a UEP award sponsored by EUHA. This award was granted for the first time in occasion of the 27th UEP Congress in Moscow.

Award
The 2014 UEP Sponsorship Award ceremony was on the 27th Congress of Union of the European Phoniatricians (UEP) titled "Phoniatrics - an interdisciplinary speciality" in Moscow, Russia on October 2-5, 2014. Awards had to be accepted in person. Prize monies were transferred to the prize winners‘ respective bank accounts as a lump-sum payment.The decision if a scientific work submitted within the period stipulated meets the requirements of this award competition, and which of the submitted papers will be awarded a prize, is taken by a jury convened by 5 UEP experts who are free in their decision making. UEP-board-members are excluded from the jury. EUHA will not provide any jury members and renounces on their right to vote.

Up to three scientific works may be awarded a prize with prize monies worth
500 euros for the first prize,
300 euros for the second prize, and
200 euros for the third prize.

Who is eligible?
The award competition is intended for UEP-members and all physicians who are active in phoniatrics as well as colleagues in training in phoniatrics and members of other professions if the scientific work is initiated and supervised by a phoniatrician.

All UEP members are entitled to nominate candidates. Publications or dissertations may be submitted and should not be older than 3 years.

What is required?
The scientific work should deal with a topic concerning the technical rehabilitation of deficiencies affecting the auditory communication system in children or adults and should exhibit potential for development.

Entry rules
An electronic copy of the scientific work should be submitted to Nicole Neptun in the UEP office: uep-office@phoniatrics.eu. The application must be accompanied by the author‘s curriculum vitae.

Right of use
After submission for the award competition, the scientific work will remain the copyrighted property of the author or the respective publisher.
With acceptance of the award, the EUHA will be granted the right of publication of the whole paper as well as of excerpts.

The participants in the award competition declare their consent to EUHA publishing their names and the titles of their scientific work as part of the EUHA website and, if applicable, in an EUHA press release. The participants also agree to visual and sound recordings being made during the award ceremony and being used thereafter.

The jury‘s decision is final. There is no legal recourse.

European Phoniatrics Voice Award, spons. by XION

The Union of the European Phoniatricians (UEP) is an association for all physicians who are active in phoniatrics as well as colleagues in training in phoniatrics. UEP is a platform for exchange of expert knowledge, clinical experience and scientific work in this area. The Union promotes the cooperation of phoniatricians in Europe, its neighbouring countries and those countries who have put the European model of phoniatrics into practice.XION is one of few companies offering complete endoscopy systems for the application fields of arthroscopy, ENT, laparoscopy and gynaecology. Innovative instruments and devices with perfect functionality are requisite for modern and patient-caring diagnostics and therapy procedures. XION consistently meets these high demands and has guaranteed highest quality for more than 20 years. In 2014 the European Phoniatrics Voice Award was inaugurated as an UEP award sponsored by XION. This award was granted for the first time in occasion of the 27th UEP Congress in Moscow.

Award
The 2014 UEP Sponsorship Award ceremony was held on the 27th Congress of the Union of the European Phoniatricians (UEP) titled "Phoniatrics - an interdisciplinary speciality" in Moscow, Russia on October 2-5, 2014. Awards had to be accepted in person. Prize monies were transferred to the prize winners‘ respective bank accounts as a lump-sum payment.The decision if a scientific work submitted within the period stipulated meets the requirements of this award competition, and which of the submitted papers will be awarded a prize, is taken by a jury convened by 5 UEP experts who are free in their decision making. UEP board-members are excluded from the jury. XION will not provide any jury members and renounces on their right to vote.

Up to three scientific works may be awarded a prize with prize monies worth
1500 euros for the first prize,
1000 euros for the second prize, and
500 euros for the third prize.

Who is eligible?
The 2014 award competition is intended for UEP-members and all physicians who are active in phoniatrics as well as colleagues in training in phoniatrics. All UEP members are entitled to nominate candidates. Publications or dissertations may be submitted and should not be older than 3 years.

What is required?
The scientific work should deal with a topic concerning voice and should exhibit potential for development.

Entry rules
An electronic copy of the scientific work should be submitted to Nicole Neptun in the UEP-office per email: uep-office@phoniatrics.eu. The application must be accompanied by the author‘s curriculum vitae.

Right of use
After submission for the award competition, the scientific work will remain the copyrighted property of the author or the respective publisher.

The participants in the award competition declare their consent to XION publishing their names and the titles of their scientific work as part of the XION website and, if applicable, in a XION press release. The participants also agree to visual and sound recordings being made during the award ceremony and being used thereafter.

The jury‘s decision is final. There is no legal recourse.