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Jack Hayhurst Award

The Jack Hayhurst Award is for the best paper given at the Conference, as voted by the conference delegates.

Jack Hayhurst was EphMRA President in 1976 when he worked at ICI Pharmaceuticals. He was also Treasurer and the first General Secretary until he retired in 1988 and passed away in 2005.

For more details on the 2016 Award winners please click here. 

2016 Justin Edge, GfK.  Paper title: Uncovering the emotional components of brand equiry in health research Frankfurt

Katy Irving, Research Director, HRW.

Paper title: Through the looking glass: a case study of Heads Up Display Technology in oncology patient research. 


Di Adams, Hall & Partners and Crawford Hollingworth, The Behavioural Architects.

Paper title: Behavioral Economics: can we really influence patient behaviour or is it just another fad?

Brussels, Belgium
2013 Peter Dorff, AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals and Charu Chaturvedi, Affinnova Inc
Paper title: Elevating Market Research by maximising ROI – "Return on Insights”

London, UK
2012 John Branston, Director, The Research Partnership, UK and Martin Lange, Associate Director Global Business Intelligence - Oncology, Merck Serono, Germany
Paper title: ‘Prescribing rationale’ – market research via iphone App

Paris, France
2011 Charlotte Sibley, Sibley Associates & Daniel Hoffman, PBRA Basel, Switzerland
2010 Sarah Phillips and Steve Thomson, Ipsos Berlin, Germany
2009 Janet Winkler, In-sync Paris, France
2008 Jack Bush, Alcon Laboratories Barcelona, Spain
2007 Stephen Godwin, Synovate Healthcare and Allan Bowditch, Ziment Malta
2006 Prof D Foot, Univ of Toronto Athens, Greece
2005 Stephen Godwin Synovate Healthcare Berlin, Germany
2004 Richard Vanderveer, V2 GfK Basel, Switzerland
2003 Colin Maitland, Isis Research Madrid, Spain
2002 Neil Rogers, AstraZeneca & Stephen Godwin, Taylor Nelson Sofres Brussels, Belgium
2001 Kenneth Watson, Yamanouchi Athens, Greece
2000 Daniel Pascheles, Aventis Pharmaceuticals Inc, & Stephen Godwin, Taylor Nelson Sofres Healthcare Madrid, Spain
1999 Nigel Burrows, PiTRE, Sandra McAuliffe, AstraZeneca, William Jack, The Mattson Jack Group Paris, France
1998 Mo Sacoor, MMR International Munich, Germany
1997 Andre Boer & Kenneth Watson, Yamanouchi Rome, Italy
1996 Gary Johnson, British Biotech Barcelona, Spain
1995 William Lawson, Eli Lilly Geneva, Switzerland
1994 William Lawson, Eli Lilly Lisbon, Portugal
1993 Kurt Troll, Bayer AG The Belfry, UK
1992 Stuart Cooper, Adelphi & Paul Schugsta, SB Lyon, France
1991 B Gilad, Rutgers University Vienna, Austria
1990 Yoshio Yano, International Pharma Consulting Luxembourg
1989 Stuart Cooper, ICI Davos, Switzerland
H W Grotemeyer, Sandoz Sorrento, Italy

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