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ASDS Awards

ASDS Council is delighted to announce the launch of the ASDS Awards which are to be given in recognition for the work and achievements of those who are considered by ASDS Council to have made valuable contributions to the field of death, dying, grief and loss.

The three awards which will be given biennially at the Association's AGM include:-

The Lifetime Achievement Award - for outstanding contributions over the course of a career in professional, academic, artistic, or public fields of endeavour. The work of the nominee should have impacted two of these fields.

The ASDS Scholars Medal - for important scholarship contribution in a book, article, or dissertation in the previous 2 years.

The ASDS Public Education Award - for raising public awareness of important issues related to death, dying, grief & loss that promote health and social wellbeing or a greater public understanding of mortality during the previous 2 years.

For the first year of awarding the 'Lifetime Achievement Award' and the 'Public Education Award' only will be made at the Association's AGM in Preston in September. Please email Nominations for these two awards to ASDS Secretary Helen Frisby Helen.Frisby@uwe.ac.uk by 1st May with approximately 200 words explaining why the nominee should receive the award.