Conference Abstract Award
The Conference Abstract Award is given for an abstract related to the 2020 CNS Thematic Conference field of Advances and Controversies in Nutrition and Diabetes. This award will only be presented when there are relevant abstract(s) submitted for review.
To be considered for this award, the applicant:
- must enter the competition at the time of abstract submission and must indicate on their form that they would like their abstract to be reviewed for the Conference Abstract Award;
- must be a graduate student, post-degree dietetic intern, or medical resident.Authors already holding a PhD degree are not eligible;
- must be willing to present (oral or poster presentation) their work at the annual conference;
- both the applicant and his/her supervisor must be current members in good standing with the CNS at the time of submission to be eligible.
A committee, appointed by the CNS President and Awards Chair, will make the selection for the recipient of the Conference Award. The Award will be presented at the virtual 2021 CNS Annual Conference. The award package consists of a monetary award, and a framed certificate or plaque. * NOTE: Due to the continued effect of COVID-19, the CNS 2021 Annual Conference will take place virtually. Details on format, including how award presentations and lectures will occur will be determined in the coming weeks. Please watch for updates.
Previous Award Winners
2020 - Mojtaba Shafiee, University of Saskatchewan: Mental Health Across the Lifespan
2019 - Melissa Calleja, Brock University: Healthy Diets and Weight - Sorting out Fact from Fiction
2018 - Caroline Anderson, Mount Saint Vincent University: From Daily Living to High Performance Sport
2017 - Ashkan Hashemi, University of Toronto: Gut Health and the Microbiome
2016 - Stéphanie Bégin, Laval University: Nutrition and Metabolic Syndrome
2015 - Samanah Farsijani, McGill University – Protein Nutrition Across the Lifespan
2014 - Yanan Wang, University of Manitoba - Carbohydrates and Fibre in Nutrition
2013 - Hubert Cormier, Université Laval - Dietary Fats and Nutrition