1,170 participants from 47 countries were welcomed to the Congress in Trondheim, Norway by Professor Per Sjøgren, Chair of the Scientific Committee and Vice-President of the EAPC.
The Vittorio Ventafridda Memorial Lecture, presented by Professor Eduardo Bruera was titled 'The development of a research field over 25 years: most important findings and their impact'
Early Researcher Award
Congratulations to Dr Lucy Selman, winner of the 2012 Early Researcher Award. Dr Selman presented her research: 'How do we measure spiritual outcomes? Lessons from exploring the construct of peace in an African setting' at the congress.
Joint second prize was awarded to Dr Matthew Maddocks for his research in rehabilitation strategies for people with advanced disease and to Dr Stephanie Stiel for her research on the 'Potential and limitations of qualitative and quantitative assessments in terminally ill and dying patients'.
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