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Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

Prestigious award for best journal article

By Dept of Communication Pathology/Dept Kommunikasiepatologie

Posted on 02 March 2012

The Journal of Laryngology and Otology
The Journal of Laryngology and Otology

Ms Barbara Heinze and her co-authors have been awarded the prize for best 2011 paper in a prestigious international journal.

In 2010 The Journal of Laryngology and Otology initiated a best paper prize in different categories (reviews, main articles, clinical records, laboratory research and short communications).

The paper, entitled "A systematic review of vestibular disorders related to human immunodeficiency virus and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome", written by Ms Barbara Heinze and Prof De Wet Swanepoel from the Department of Communication Pathology and Prof Louis Hofmeyr from the Department of Otolaryngology at the University of Pretoria, has been awarded the prize in the 2011 review category.

One of the authors will be flown to the UK to give a presentation at the Royal Society of Medicine in London, UK, and to accept the prize on behalf of all the authors on 3 May 2012.

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