1979 - Ian Keymer
1981 - Joint winers, Mr. Gregory and Mr. Pierce. Each received £40
1984 - Dr John Baker for article "Morbidity and Mortality of Grey Seal Pups" His prize was the new Murray Fowler book.
In 1985 BVZS prize to be sponsored by Holt-Saunders the criteria being “The best Zoological Medicine paper published in a Journal in English”
1985 - Richard Kock and P. C. Pearce for the paper: Kock, R. A., & Pearce, P. C. (1985). Anaesthesia in zoo ungulates. Journal of the Association of Veterinary Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland, 13(1), 59-88. (See article in Veterinary Record Vol 118 Number 18, May 3rd 1986 regarding this award and presentation details)
1987 - John Knight
1991 - James Kirkwood and Susie Jackson for the paper: Kirkwood, J. K., Eva, J., Jackson, S. I., Kichenside, T., Harman, B., & Crawford, M. A. (1989). The nutrition and growth of a hand-reared, low birth weight black rhinoceros Diceros bicornis during her first six months. In Proceedings. American Association of Zoo Veterinarians (pp. 32-41).
1994 - James Barnett (and co-author John Lewis) for the paper: Barnett, J. E. F., & Lewis, J. C. M. (1990). Medetomidine and ketamine anaesthesia in zoo animals and its reversal with atipamezole: a review and update with specific reference to work in British zoos. InProc. Am. Assoc. Zoo Vet (Vol. 1990, pp. 207-214).
1995 - Andrew Cunningham (co-author Mick Frank) for the paper: Cunningham, A. A., & Frank, J. M. (1993). Veterinary Observations on an Arthropod Mycosis with Comparison of the Efficacy of Topical Povidone-Iodine, Nystatin, and Clotrimazole Treatments. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 508-514
2003 - Edmund Flach for the paper: Flach, E. J., Reid, H., Pow, I., & Klemt, A. (2002). Gamma herpesvirus carrier status of captive artiodactyls. Research in veterinary science, 73(1), 93-99
2006 - M. A. Peirce for the paper: Peirce, M. A. (2005). A checklist of the valid avian species of Babesia (Apicomplexa: Piroplasmorida), Haemoproteus, Leucocytozoon (Apicomplexa: Haemosporida), and Hepatozoon (Apicomplexa: Haemogregarinidae). Journal of Natural History, 39(42), 3621-3632.
In 2007, 2 prizes were awarded for the first time.
2007 - First prize: Lierz, M., Hafez, H. M., Klopfleisch, R., Lüschow, D., Prusas, C., Teifke, J. P., Rudolf, M., Grund, C., Kalthoff, D., Mettenleiter, T., Beer, M., & Harder, T. Protection and Virus Shedding of Falcons Vaccinated against Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza A Virus (H5N1). Emerging infectious diseases, 13(11), 1667.
2007 - Second prize: Masters, N. J., Burns, F. M., & Lewis, J. C. (2007). Peri-anaesthetic and anaesthetic-related mortality risks in great apes (Hominidae) in zoological collections in the UK and Ireland. Veterinary anaesthesia and analgesia, 34(6), 431-442.
2009 - Michael Lierz for the paper: Lierz, M., Hafez, H. M., Honkavuori, K. S., Gruber, A. D., Olias, P., Abdelwhab, E. M., ... & Hauck, R. (2009). Anatomical distribution of avian bornavirus in parrots, its occurrence in clinically healthy birds and ABV-antibody detection. Avian Pathology, 38(6), 491-496.
2011 - Becki Lawson for the paper: Robinson, R. A., Lawson, B., Toms, M. P., Peck, K. M., Kirkwood, J. K., Chantrey, J., ... & Cunningham, A. A. (2010). Emerging infectious disease leads to rapid population declines of common British birds. PLoS one, 5(8), e12215