The Gordon F. Mutch Young Investigator Award in Diabetes Research
The Gordon F. Mutch Young Investigator Award in Diabetes Research of the Canadian Nutrition Society (CNS) is given for research investigating the role of lifestyle in the prevention and/or treatment of type 2 diabetes. The Award is given for the highest ranked abstract investigating the role of lifestyle (diet and/or exercise) on the prevention or treatment of type 2 diabetes.
To be considered for this award, students 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 Gordon F. Mutch Young Investigator Award in Diabetes Research along with the Nutrition Graduate Student and Trainee Award. The applicant must be a graduate student, post-degree dietetic intern, or medical resident and 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. Authors already holding a PhD degree are not eligible.
A committee, appointed by the CNS President and Awards Chair, will short list potential recipients for the Gordon F. Mutch Young Investigator Award in Diabetes Research. The Gordon F. Mutch family will make the final selection. The Award will be presented at the CNS Annual Conference. The award package consists of a monetary award, framed certificate or plaque, and a complimentary ticket to the CNS Awards Banquet where the official presentation of the award will take place.
Previous Award Winners
2018 - Brittany MacPherson, University of Guelph
2017 - Simon Bissonette, University of Montréal
2016 - Hubert Cormier, Université Laval
2015 - Sarah Dainty, University of Guelph
2014 - Kaitlin Roke, University of Guelph
2013 - Shirin Panahi, University of Toronto