The INMD / CNS – Post Doctoral Partnership Prize

This prize will recognize outstanding research that is relevant to the the mandate of the Institute of Nutrition, Metabolism and Diabetes (INMD) and the Canadian Nutrition Society (CNS).

This award is made available to a CNS member who:

  • Is Engaged in health research relevant to the mandate of INMD
  • Meets the definition of Doctoral or Post Doctoral Trainee, as defined by CIHR; thus, applications will be accepted from: 
    • Trainees enrolled in a graduate (i.e. PhD) course of study at a recognized Canadian institution
    • Postdoctoral fellows (post-MD/PhD) at a recognized Canadian institution.

In submitting your nomination, the following information should be provided:

  • Current official title and address
  • Curriculum vitae of the nominee including academic record (degrees, majors, institutions and dates) and list of papers published or "accepted for publication" during the past 5 years,
  • Brief summary of outstanding contributions in the past 5 years,
  • Reprints of the nominee's most important publications, titles or abstracts of papers presented at scientific conferences.

A letter in support of the nominee pointing out the nature and significance of the research for which the nomination is submitted is an important component of the package.

The award consists of a cash prize of $4000 and a ticket to the CNS Awards Banquet where this award will be presented.

Nominations may be made by anyone. An anonymous committee, appointed by the Canadian Nutrition Society, will recommend the selected recipient of the INMD/CNS Post Doctoral Partnership Prize.