BSAVA Awards - Bourgelat Award


The Bourgelat Award is the BSAVA’s primary recognition for really outstanding international contributions to the fields of small animal practice or science in their widest context. Nominations can include science as well as practice, but are limited to vets.

2024 Winner – Nick Jeffery BVSc PhD MSc CertSAO DipSAS(ST) DipECVN DipECVS FRCVS

Nick is an internationally recognised veterinary neurologist, surgeon, and scientist. He has published over 200 peer-reviewed manuscripts, many in key biomedical journals, as well as being the past editor of the Journal of Small Animal Practice (JSAP). His research has defined the pathological features of spinal cord injury in dogs, and he was also fundamental in defining MRI based features of injury, which are still utilised to aid in diagnosis and delivery of local therapies.