This award is given at the ESTRO Annual Meeting.

Previous recipients have been people who, although not physicists, have made an outstanding contribution to the cause of physics in ESTRO, by raising the profile of physicists in the radiation oncology community or to the development of the field of physics in clinical radiotherapy.
The recipient of this prestigious award delivers a lecture at the ESTRO Annual Meeting.
The Honorary Physicist Award is published in the Abstract Book of the ESTRO Annual Meeting where it is presented.



  • 2022 Copenhagen

C. Faivre-Finn (UK)

  • 2021 Madrid

C. Rasch (NL)

  • 2019 Milan 

M. Guckenberger (CH)

  • 2017 Vienna 

V. Valentini (IT)

  • 2015 Barcelona 

V. Grégoire (BE)

  • 2013 Geneva 

M. Coffey (IE)

  • 2011 London 

A. van der Kogel (NL)

  • 2009 Maastricht 

W. De Neve (BE)

  • 2007 Barcelona 

R. Pötter  (AT)

  • 2005 Lisbon 

P. Scailliet  (BE)

  • 2003 Geneva 

G. Heeren  (BE)

  • 2001 Seville 

A. Barrett  (UK)

  • 1999 Göttingen 

J. Dobbs

  • 1997 Nice  

T. Landberg  (SE)

  • 1995 Gardone 

J.C. Horiot  (CH)

  • 1992 Prague 

E. van der Schueren (BE)