George Beaton Award
Recognizing Student Work in Public Health Nutrition
The George Beaton Award of the Canadian Nutrition Society (CNS) is given for the highest ranked abstract in the field of public health nutrition.
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 George Beaton Award along with the Nutrition Graduate Student and Trainee 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 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 George Beaton 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 - Hannah Froome, University of Ontario Institute of Technology
2019 - Jacqueline Brown, University of Ontario Institute of Technology
2018 - Anne-Julie Tessier, McGill University
2017 - Myriam Landry, Université Laval
2016 - Kyly Whitfield, University of British Columbia
2015 - Sheida Noorhosseini, University of Toronto
2014 - Lisa Martin, Brescia University College at Western University
2013 - Teri E. Emrich, University of Toronto
2012 - Mahsa Jessri, University of Toronto
2011 - Teri E. Emrich, University of Toronto