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ERUS18: Inaugural John Wickham Award goes to Claude Abbou

Prof. Claude Abbou is the winner of the first John Wickham Lifetime Achievement Award for contributions to robotic surgery. The prize was awarded in Marseille, at the 15th Annual EAU Robotic Urology Section meeting, ERUS18. The award was presented by...

Call for Applications: Chairman of the EAU Membership Office

The EAU is starting the search for a new chairperson of the EAU Membership Office. The current Chairman, Prof. Igor Korneyev  is stepping down after EAU19, following two successful terms. The EAU Membership Office is responsible for the 16,000...

Call for Applications: Adjunct Secretary General – Science

The EAU is looking for a new Adjunct Secretary General – Science, a prominent position on the EAU Executive Committee. The current Adjunct Secretary General – Science, Prof. Francesco Montorsi will be stepping down after EAU19 after a successful...
Grant for Research

Seeding Grant Application now open!

EAU RF supports highly innovative and original research by a junior investigator The EAU Research Foundation (EAU RF) is announcing a new seeding grant, with the aim of supporting highly innovative and original research by a junior investigator. The...

Exhibit of the Month: The “Bavarian Lithotomy Set”

Every month, an EAU History Office member chooses an item of particular interest from the European Museum of Urology. This instrument was chosen by Dr Friedrich Moll, Urologist at the University of Cologne Medical Centre and curator of the collections...

“A journal is more than its impact factor”

Last month, it was announced that the EAU’s flagship scientific journal, European Urology had a 2017 impact factor of 17,581, an all-time high. This makes European Urology the most highly-ranked urology journal in the world, by far. We spoke...

Surgery in the 3rd Millennium: The future is female

Urology has historically been a male-dominated surgical specialty, and although the number of female urologists is growing worldwide, they still represent a minority particularly in leadership and academic positions. The first edition of the congress “Surgery in the 3rd...

ESU introduces new kidney-transplant masterclass

The number of candidates on the waiting list for a kidney transplant is increasing. With donor figures and characteristics changing over time, further development of kidney transplant preservation techniques is needed. Customisation of immunosuppression to adapt to the characteristics...