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Call For Abstracts--Innovations in Gender, Sex, and Health Research

Deadline June 17, 2010

Every Cell is Sexed, Every Person is Gendered
November 22-23, 2010
Toronto, Ontario
The Four Seasons Hotel

Innovations in Gender, Sex, and Health Research will showcase excellence and innovations across all domains of gender, sex, and health research, including but not limited to biomedical, clinical, health services and policy, population and public health, and social science research. The conference will highlight how accounting for gender and sex leads to improvements in health interventions, policies, and outcomes. It will explore advances and challenges related to ethics and knowledge translation in gender, sex, and health research.

The conference will bring together a multidisciplinary group of researchers with a shared interest in gender, sex, and health. It aims to promote networking and collaborative engagement among these researchers, as well as health care providers, policy-makers, community groups, and others with an interest in this topic. Innovations in Gender, Sex, and Health Research will foster training and educational opportunities for emerging gender, sex, and health researchers.

We are seeking submissions for posters, oral presentations, symposia, and workshops within the conference streams. We invite both Canadian and international submissions.

Conference streams

  • New discoveries
  • Methodological innovations
  • Emerging issues
  • Changing policy and practice
  • Working with communities
  • Integrating gender and sex in research
  • Knowledge translation
  • Ethics


  • Call for Abstracts Opens: Friday, April 23, 2010
  • Abstract Submission Deadline: Thursday, June 17, 2010
  • Results Notification: Monday, July 5, 2010

Accepted abstracts will be published in the conference program which will be distributed to delegates and made available electronically on the Institute of Gender and Health’s

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