CANCELLED: Canadian Obesity Student Meeting (COSM)

2020-03-18T15:58:14+00:00 March 18th, 2020|Categories: OC Events|Tags: , , , , , , |

Obesity Canada (OC) supports widespread efforts to maintain social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic. We have indefinitely cancelled all travel and in-person meetings for our staff and volunteers, and staff are being supported to work from home. Uncertainty about when the [...]

COVID-19 and the Canadian Obesity Student Meeting (COSM) 2020 planning continues…

2020-03-12T11:43:34+00:00 March 11th, 2020|Categories: OC Events|Tags: , , , , , |

Obesity Canada and the York University local organizing committee is continuing preparations for the COSM 2020 Toronto, ON conference 17th-19th of June, 2020 and have no immediate plans to cancel or postpone the event. We will continue to monitor the situation [...]

Obesity Canada recommendations regarding Coronavirus

2020-04-01T13:10:05+00:00 March 11th, 2020|Categories: covid-19, OC News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

We are aware of the concerns raised by the Coronavirus outbreak (also known as COVID-19), and our thoughts are with everyone who has been directly affected. The health and wellbeing of our members is of utmost importance. Recommendations from the Centres [...]

Call for Abstracts for the Canadian Obesity Student Meeting – Submission Deadline March 23, 2020

2020-03-12T11:20:51+00:00 March 11th, 2020|Categories: SNP|Tags: , , , , |

A call for abstract submissions is open for the Canadian Obesity Student Meeting. Obesity Canada in partnership with York University and the University of Alberta will convene the 7th Canadian Obesity Student Meeting on June 17-19, 2020 in Toronto, ON. COSM [...]

How to Grow Personally and Professionally Through Mentorship

2020-02-10T10:26:34+00:00 February 7th, 2020|Categories: SNP|Tags: , , , |

Today’s post comes from Joyla Furlano. Joyla is a 3rd year PhD Candidate in Neuroscience at Western University (London, Ontario). She is also the current Chapter Representative of the OC-SNP National Executive. Mentorship occurs when a more experienced or knowledgeable person [...]

Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Attend The 2020 Canadian Obesity Student Meeting

2019-12-03T16:23:50+00:00 December 3rd, 2019|Categories: COSM|Tags: , , , , |

Today’s post comes from Taniya S. Nagpal. Taniya is a Post-Doctoral Fellow at The University of Ottawa. She is also the current outgoing OC-SNP Chair of the OC-SNP National Executive. Every other year, Obesity Canada hosts the Canadian Obesity Student Meeting [...]

Why it is important to implement a sex & gender lens in obesity research

2018-09-18T19:49:33+00:00 September 18th, 2018|Categories: SNP|Tags: , , , , |

Why it is important to implement a sex & gender lens in obesity research Today’s post comes from Amanda Raffoul. Amanda is a PhD Candidate in the School of Public Health and Health Systems at the University of Waterloo. She is also [...]

Canadian Obesity Student Meeting (COSM) 2018: Recap

2018-09-07T16:39:21+00:00 August 27th, 2018|Categories: SNP|Tags: , , , |

This year The Canadian Obesity Student Meeting (COSM) took place in June at Western University in London, Ontario. Students across the country engaged in obesity related research got together for three days of discussions, events and presentations. The conference began with [...]

Call for Hosts: 2020 Canadian Obesity Student Meeting

2018-08-23T14:58:46+00:00 August 20th, 2018|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , |

2020 Canadian Obesity Student Meeting (COSM) Conference Hosts – Summer 2020 CALL FOR PROPOSALS Obesity Canada (formerly the Canadian Obesity Network) is holding its 7th Canadian Obesity Student Meeting, known as COSM. The meeting will not only highlight important advances in obesity [...]

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