Call for Abstracts - Annual GRASP Symposium 2017

The Graduate Research Association of Students in Public Health (GRASP) is currently accepting abstracts for their annual research symposium taking place on Monday May 8th, 2016 at York University. We are inviting undergraduate and graduate students from universities across Ontario to showcase their interdisciplinary spirit in exploring multiple dimensions in the study of health. 

Student researchers from all disciplines are invited to submit an abstract to present (i.e., poster session or 15-minute oral presentation) at the symposium. Both undergraduate and graduate papers will be considered. Limited funding opportunities available for undergraduate poster presentations. 

Topics can include but are not limited to:

Natural Sciences Nursing Psychology Neuroscience
Kinesiology Computer Science Biostatistics Engineering
Healthy Policy Law Education Biology

Submission Guidelines:

1. Include your name and area of study

2. E-mail address & phone number (mobile)

3. Title & abstract not exceeding 250 words

4. Reason why you deserve funding (for undergraduates who are preparing a poster) 

4. Please send abstracts to no later than March 10th, 2016

Attendance will be open to all students, faculty, and staff from different universities at no charge. The symposium schedule and location will be promoted and posted on the GRASP website ( Acceptance letters will be sent via email approximately 3 weeks after the deadline for submission. 

Audio and video equipment will be provided at the symposium for the presenters using PowerPoint presentations. 

If you are a candidate for the GRASP “Certificate of Interest in Public Health” (for attending 4 GRASP events throughout the year) you have the option to be presented the certificate at the symposium. Awards will be presented at the end of the conference. 

Refreshments and lunch will be provided

Good luck, we look forward to seeing you at the Symposium!