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December 30, 2022

Nominations due Jan. 31! 2023 Canadian Nutrition Society (CNS) Awards

The Canadian Nutrition Society (CNS) is accepting nominations for its various 2023 awards. Nomination deadline: January 31, 2023

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December 14, 2022

Want to make your abstract submission stand out?

Watch this CNS webinar recording, which covers key components of abstract writing.

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December 9, 2022

CNS Equity in Nutrition Travel Award

CNS is pleased to offer 10 Equity in Nutrition Travel Awards to equity deserving individuals to attend the 2023 CNS Annual Conference. Eligible individuals interested in applying for the CNS Equity in Nutrition Award must do so during the Abstract Submission process (deadline: Jan. 31)

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December 7, 2022

Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition (FSN Forum) - Online Consultation

What are the barriers and opportunities for scientists and other knowledge holders to contribute to informing policy for more efficient, inclusive, resilient and sustainable agrifood systems? Please visit the consultation webpage to read the full introduction and the guiding questions. This consultation is open until 15 January 2023.

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November 28, 2022

Reducing inequalities for food security and nutrition: HLPE-FSN consultation on the V0 draft of the report

You are invited to the online consultation on the V0 draft of the report "Reducing inequalities for food security and nutrition", launched by the High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition (HLPE-FSN) of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS).

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November 21, 2022

Government of Canada invests more than 4.7M to give next generation of health researchers hands-on experience tackling health system challenges

The Health System Impact (HSI) Fellowship program provides talented PhD trainees & postdoctoral researchers a unique opportunity to work directly within health organizations to tackle real-world health system challenges.This funding will support 18 PhD students and 25 postdoctoral fellows.

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November 16, 2022

Share your thoughts on building a National School Food Policy

The Government of Canada is taking steps to build a national school food policy. To do this, they have launched an online consultation. Read the discussion paper and share your views by December 16, 2022,

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November 15, 2022

Call for Papers: Addressing Disease Related Malnutrition across healthcare settings

Building on CMTF's work in malnutrition over the last decade and the CNS Food for Health Workshop on May 5, 2022, APNM is creating a Collection of articles covering a combination of original research articles, reviews, and commentaries that focus on addressing disease-related malnutrition in hospital, community, and other settings.

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November 14, 2022

CNS is pleased to once again be offering Equity in Nutrition Travel and Registration Awards for its 2023 Annual Conference

These travel awards are an opportunity to help to address structural determinants and inequities that can be barriers in allowing full participate in the Society and its events. Eligible individuals must submit an abstract as part of the 2023 Annual Conference Poster Program.

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November 10, 2022

EDI Working Group Chair

Gaya Murthy is a registered dietitian, certified diabetes educator and an educator within the post-secondary setting in Vancouver, BC. She has worked in the filed of nutrition for over two decades now, both in Canada and India. Gaya has a variety of work experience including research, community, public health.

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