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Award Ceremony Dr Edouard Delcroix Prize 2016

The Dr Edouard Delcroix Prize is an international scientific prize, with a value of 25 000 EUR, which will be awarded to a researcher or a research team for a scientific study on the links between the ocean and human health. The prize has been established in honour of Dr Edouard Delcroix (1891-1973), Belgian orthopaedic surgeon and pioneer in thalassotherapy. A Dr Edouard Delcroix Incentive Award, with a value of 2 500 EUR, will reward for the first time the work of an early career scientist. Hydro VZW and the Flanders Marine Institute VZW are pleased to invite you to the presentation of the two prizes, on Thuesday 5 Sepetember in the town hall of Oostende.

  • Scientific Prize Dr Edouard Delcroix 2016

to

Dr Irina Vetter
The University of Queensland, Australië
The Centre for Pain Research, Institute for Molecular Bioscience

for her work
'The pathophysiological mechanism of ciguatera’

Dr Irina Vetter will illustrate her research with a presentation.

 

  • Dr Edouard Delcroix 2016 Incentive Award

to

Dr eng. Marjolein Vanoppen
Ghent University, Belgium
Particle and Interfacial Technology Group (PaInT)

for her work related to the desalination of sea water

Dr eng. Marjolein Vanoppen will illustrate her research with a presentation.

 

DATE

On Tuesday 5 September 2017 at 18:30.

 

LOCATION

City Hall Ostend
Wedding Room
Vindictivelaan 1
8400 Oostende
Belgium

 

PROGRAMME

From 18:30
Welcome and registration

19:00-19:05
Opening speech by Prof. Dr Jan Mees, General Director VLIZ

19:05-19:15
History of the Dr Edouard Delcroix Prize by Dr Georges Casteur

19:15-19:30
Laudatio laureates Dr Edouard Delcroix Prize 2016 and Dr Edouard Delcroix Incentive Award 2016 by Prof. Dr Colin Janssen, President Scientific Committee VLIZ

19:30-20:00
Presentation of the Award-Winning Work by the laureate of the Dr Edouard Delcroix Prize 2016, Dr Irina Vetter

20:00-20:15
Presentation of the Award-Winning Work by the laureate of the Dr Edouard Delcroix Incentive Award 2016, Dr eng. Marjolein Vanoppen

20:15-20:30
Handover of the Dr Edouard Delcroix Prize 2016 by Johan Vande Lanotte, Mayor of the City of Ostend
Handover of the Dr Edouard Delcroix Incentive Award 2016 by Dr Stéphane Delcroix, President Hydro VZW

Followed by
Extensive aperitif, offered by Hydro VZW

 

REGISTRATION

To participate please register 1 September 2017 the latest using the online form on the following link