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Would you like the opportunity to present your research at the Irish Section Conference 2017 in June and have your research abstract published in the Proceedings of the Nutrition Society (PNS) journal? 
If so, please complete the following form and submit your abstract by MIDNIGHT ON 30 MARCH 2017.

Your abstract should look like the examples provided.  Your abstract should fit onto one A4 page.  There are no further submission requirements.  Please note that no corrections will be accepted after submission.

Places will be offered on a first-come-first-served basis.

Please submit a separate form for each abstract.  All communications with the office including acknowledgement, acceptance or otherwise will be electronic using the email address provided on each submission.

Fields marked with an '*' are compulsory; the form will not be submitted without completion.

After submitting your abstract you will be directed to a confirmation page.  If you are not redirected, please contact Jade Mitchell to make sure your submission has been received.

When will I hear if my abstract has been accepted?
Authors will hear in May 2017 if their abstracts have been accepted for presentation at the conference.  All accepted authors will need to register to attend the conference.

The printed conference programme containing all accepted abstracts will be distributed at the registration desk at the conference.

If you have any queries in the meantime, please contact our Conference Coordinator.

This checklist will be used by the Reviewers and Editors and your OC is likely to be rejected, for failure to include any of these items:

  1. Data/statistics/results;
  2. Objectives/conclusion/methodology;
  3. Original work (not previously presented/published);
  4. Sufficient references;
  5. Clearly presented results;
  6. Ethical statement on the online submission form (below);
  7. Clear and concise abstract;
  8. An abstract that follows the instructions to authors

If you wish to apply for Nutrition Society membership, please visit the membership section of our website.

LICENCE TO PUBLISH in the Proceedings of the Nutrition Society In order to publish your article, the Proceedings of the Nutrition Society needs your agreement.

  • By checking the box above, you (the author(s) or other copyright owner) agree to grant the Nutrition Society the exclusive right to reproduce and to distribute your article (including the abstract) throughout the world in printed, electronic or any other medium, and in turn to authorise others (including Reproduction Rights Organisations such as the Copyright Licensing Agency and the Copyright Clearance Center) to do the same. You agree that we may publish your article in the Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, and that we may sell or distribute it within the journal, on its own, or with other related material.
  • You affirm that the article is your original work, has not previously been published, and is not currently under consideration by another journal. If it contains material which is someone else's copyright, you affirm that you have obtained the unrestricted permission of the copyright owner (please attach evidence of this) and that the material is clearly identified and acknowledged within the text. You also affirm that the article does not, to the best of your knowledge, contain anything which is libellous, illegal, or infringes anyone's copyright or other rights.
  • You assert your Moral Right to be identified as the author(s), and we affirm that we will respect your rights as the author(s). That is, we will ensure that your name(s) is/are always clearly associated with the article and, while you do allow us to make necessary editorial changes, we will not make any substantial alteration to your article without consulting you. We will undertake to publish it within 12 months. On publication, we will send you free offprints and a copy of the journal. We will do everything we reasonably can to maximise the visibility of the journal, and of your article within it.
  • Copyright remains yours, and this we will acknowledge. However, you authorise us to act on your behalf to defend your copyright if anyone should infringe it, and to retain half of any damages awarded, after deducting our costs. You retain the right to use your own article (provided you acknowledge the published original in standard bibliographic citation form) as follows, as long as you do not sell it in ways which would conflict directly with our commercial interests: for the internal educational or other purposes of your own institution or organisation; mounted on your own or your institution's website; posted to free public servers of preprints and/or articles in your subject area; in whole or in part, as the basis for your own further publications or spoken presentations.

LICENCE TO PUBLISH in the Proceedings of the Nutrition Society In order to publish your article, the Proceedings of the Nutrition Society needs your agreement.

  • By checking the box above, you (the author(s) or other copyright owner) agree to grant the Nutrition Society the exclusive right to reproduce and to distribute your article (including the abstract) throughout the world in printed, electronic or any other medium, and in turn to authorise others (including Reproduction Rights Organisations such as the Copyright Licensing Agency and the Copyright Clearance Center) to do the same. You agree that we may publish your article in the Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, and that we may sell or distribute it within the journal, on its own, or with other related material.
  • You affirm that the article is your original work, has not previously been published, and is not currently under consideration by another journal. If it contains material which is someone else's copyright, you affirm that you have obtained the unrestricted permission of the copyright owner (please attach evidence of this) and that the material is clearly identified and acknowledged within the text. You also affirm that the article does not, to the best of your knowledge, contain anything which is libellous, illegal, or infringes anyone's copyright or other rights.
  • You assert your Moral Right to be identified as the author(s), and we affirm that we will respect your rights as the author(s). That is, we will ensure that your name(s) is/are always clearly associated with the article and, while you do allow us to make necessary editorial changes, we will not make any substantial alteration to your article without consulting you. We will undertake to publish it within 12 months. On publication, we will send you free offprints and a copy of the journal. We will do everything we reasonably can to maximise the visibility of the journal, and of your article within it.
  • Copyright remains yours, and this we will acknowledge. However, you authorise us to act on your behalf to defend your copyright if anyone should infringe it, and to retain half of any damages awarded, after deducting our costs. You retain the right to use your own article (provided you acknowledge the published original in standard bibliographic citation form) as follows, as long as you do not sell it in ways which would conflict directly with our commercial interests: for the internal educational or other purposes of your own institution or organisation; mounted on your own or your institution's website; posted to free public servers of preprints and/or articles in your subject area; in whole or in part, as the basis for your own further publications or spoken presentations.
Authors of abstracts describing experimental work on human subjects must confirm that the study was conducted according to the guidelines laid down in the Declaration of Helsinki (www.cirp.org/library/ethics/helsinki/). Authors of abstracts reporting work using vertebrate animals must confirm that institutional and national guidelines for the care and use of animals were followed and that all experimental procedures involving animals were approved by an ethics committee or other approving body.
Title; Author details; Introduction and Objective; Methods; Results; Overall conclusion/discussion; References (where appropriate); Abstract does not exceed one page as per the instructions.
Files must be less than 16 MB.
Allowed file types: doc docx.