Regulations to Guide the Awards Committee:
- The Heinz Lehmann, Young Investigator and Innovations in Neuropsychopharmacology Research Awards shall be presented for work done primarily in Canada by Canadian Scientists. The CCNP Medal shall be presented for outstanding contributions to neuropsychopharmacology in Canada as evidenced by activities in education, administration, and/or patient care. Achievement in research is not a necessary criterion for this award. Eligibility shall include, but not be limited to, individuals from academic institutions, foundations, governmental, industrial and research organizations regardless of age or sex.
- The decision of the Awards Committee regarding the recipients of the awards shall be final. The Awards shall be made annually but there will be no obligation to make the Awards when in the opinion of the Awards Committee there are no qualified nominees.
- Nominations for the Awards may be made by any member of the College but no member may nominate more than one candidate for each award.
- The Awards shall be made on the basis of contributions described in the submitted documentation.
- Normally, the Heinz Lehmann Award will be given in odd years for basic science work and in even years for clinical work or work with direct clinical impact. The Young Investigator Award will be given in odd years for clinical work and in even years for basic science work. The Innovations in Neuropsychopharmacology Research Award will be given for either basic research or clinical research.
- For the Heinz Lehmann, Young Investigator and Innovations in Neuropsychopharmacology Research Awards, the names of the winning candidates, their curricula vitae, brief biographical sketches, and copies of other relevant documentation shall be forwarded to the sponsoring pharmaceutical companies a minimum of six (6) weeks before the Annual Meeting of the College.