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Due to COVID-19 the CSRS is postponed. More details to come shortly.

Submission Information

Late-breaking abstract submissions are open until February 20th! 

 

Use the form to submit your abstract:  https://forms.gle/44L8yLq32WTGc8cN6, external link

We encourage all abstracts to fall within one of the following topics:

  1. Biomarkers of Stress 
  2. Stress-related Interventions
  3. Stress and Culture
  4. Stress and Gender
  5. Stress and Aging
  6. Stress and Resilience
  7. Stress and Indigenous Health
  8. Stress and Development
  9. Military and Trauma
  10. Other

Posters:

Attendees may have the opportunity to present a scientific poster of theoretical or empirical research.
Individuals presenting a poster will be able to showcase their research in a 2-hour stand-alone session.

Students presenting a poster are eligble to win a Poster Submission Award! 

Flash-5 Talks:

Student attendees may have the opportunity to present a 5-minute flash talk of theoretical or empirical research.
Flash-5 speakers will have 5 minutes to present their research, and an additional 5 minutes to discuss comments and questions.

Students presenting a Flash-5 are eligble to win a Flash-5 Submission Award!

Oral Presentations:

Attendees may have the opportunity to present an oral presentation as part of a 60-minute plenary symposium. One symposium will be held for each of the above mentioned topics.

Symposium sessions will be composed of 3-4 presentations of related empirical or theoretical research. 

NOTE: Individuals can be non-presenting authors on multiple submissions. Speakers may only present in one symposium session.

To submit a poster abstract through the Abstract Submission Form, you will be asked to:

  • Include the name of the presenting author and co-authors, and primary affiliation of the presenting author.
  • Clearly indicate which of the seven topics the abstract is submitted to (you may choose multiple topics if relevant)
  • Include a title (max 25 words)
  • Include an abstract outlining the Background, Methods, Anticipated Results, and Conclusion (max. 250 words)
  • Abstracts can be submitted in English or French
Submission for the Travel Bursary is open!
Student posters accepted for presentation will automatically be entered into the CSRS Best Poster Award competition.

Eligibility: The registered attendee is a Masters, Doctoral or Post-doctoral trainee in a Canadian University and is the presenting author.

Reviewers will determine the award recipient based on:

  • Quality of the research demonstrated through the written abstract and presentation
  • Aesthetic quality of the poster
  • Presentation quality in front of a panel of judges

The recipient will be announced during the closing remarks and will be awarded a monetary prize ($150) and certificate of recognition.

 

Students who are presenting a Flash-5 abstract will automatically be entered into the CSRS Flash-5 Award competition.

Eligibility: The registered attendee is a Masters, Doctoral or Post-doctoral trainee in a Canadian University and is the presenting author.

Reviewers will determine the award recipient based on:

  • Quality of the research demonstrated through the written abstract and presentation
  • Aesthetic quality of the poster
  • Presentation quality in front of a panel of judges

The recipient will be announced during the closing remarks and will be awarded a monetary prize ($150) and certificate of recognition.

 

 

CSRS Travel Bursary

Purpose: To support post-secondary trainees in their travel to present at the 2020 CSRS

Value: Two awards worth $150 each

Eligibility:

  • Must be an undergraduate student, graduate student, or post-doctorate trainee enrolled in a Canadian University.
  • Must demonstrate interest and participation in stress-related research.
  • Must have an accepted abstract for CSRS 2020.

Application Process:

  • One-page cover letter outlining academic strength, interest in stress research, conference learning objectives, and financial need.

The CSRS Travel Bursary will be awarded during the closing remarks.

Privacy Statement: Personal information (i.e., names, affiliations, contact information) will be used solely for the purposes of this conference, and only accessed by the committee members involved with organization. The information collected will not be used for any other purpose, or made available to any other party.