The purpose of this award is to acknowledge a graduate student based on their outstanding research contributions. Up to 15 finalists will be invited to present their research at the Graduate Student Poster Session, during the CSEP Annual Conference. The award will be presented to two of the finalists.
- The applicants must be registered as a full-time graduate student at a Canadian institution for at least one semester during the 12-month academic period prior to the CSEP Annual Conference.
- The research must have been performed at the students home institution, or at a foreign institution as part of a duly recognized collaboration with the home institution.
- The graduate student must be a member of CSEP in good standing at the time of application, and be first author on the abstract submitted for presentation.
- Submit a standard abstract formatted in accordance with the Annual Scientific Meeting Submissions Guidelines.
- In addition, a one-page (~300 words) formal letter from the applicant’s supervisor must also be submitted, which explains the role and contributions of the applicant towards the research project.
- A selection committee will review the applications received prior to the submission deadline.
- The selection committee will consist of the Vice Chair of Research (or their designee in the case of conflict), Director Academic (or their designee in the case of conflict), the Director Student (or their designee in the case of conflict), and a member of CSEP.
- The committee will select up to 15 finalists.
- The finalists will be informed at least one month prior to the CSEP Annual Conference.
- An evaluation committee consisting of both faculty and graduate students will evaluate the posters, and select up to two award recipients.
- Please note that incomplete applications will not be reviewed.
- Sinan Osman, Ph.D.
- Phillppe St-Martin, MSc
- Jennifer Williams, Ph.D.
- Matthew Fliss, MSc
- Mathew Debenham, Ph.D.
- William Morley, MSc
- Justin Andrushko, Ph.D.
- Christopher Pignanelli, MSc
- Lauren Skelly, Ph.D.
- Cindy Nguyen, MSc
- Gregory Pearcey, Ph.D.
- Kyla Coates, MSc
- Yao Sun, Ph.D.
- Reid Mitchell, MSc
- Iain Lamb, Ph.D.
- Kevin Gilmore, MSc
- Colin Moore, Ph.D.
- Sean Duke, MSc
- Matti Allen, Ph.D.
- Jared Root-McCraig, MSc
- Chelsea Pelletier, Ph.D.
- Samantha Johnson, MSc
- Philippe Gagnon, Ph.D.
- Val Andrew Fajardo, MSc
- Geofrey Power, Ph.D.
- Nicholas Jendzjowksy, Ph.D.
- Braden Gravelle, MSc
- Katie Di Sebastiano, MSc
- The award recipients will receive $250 (CAD) to assist with travel expenses to the CSEP Annual Conference.
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 11:59:59PM on June 1, 2023
and Inclusion Statement
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