LATE BREAKING ABSTRACTS - Closing Date: Monday, 8 October 2018 

The 42nd Nutrition Society of Australia National Program Committee invites the submission of abstracts for original work. Papers will be considered for oral or poster presentations in the NSA 2018 ASM Program.

Paper guidelines

  • Papers should take the form of a paragraph of 200 words, and may be submitted for consideration as either a poster or oral presentation.
  • The abstract should be a summary of the whole paper, briefly outlining the background, methods, results and conclusions of the work together with their significance.
  • Use the following style of structured abstracts, but without headings:
    1) Background: Place the question addressed in a broad context and highlight the purpose of the study;
    2) Methods: Describe briefly the main methods or treatments applied;
    3) Results: Summarize the article's main findings; and
    4) Conclusion: Indicate the main conclusions or interpretations.
  • Title should be no more than 25 words
  • Use standard abbreviations only. Within the body of the paper, when using abbreviations spell out the name in full at the first mention and follow with the abbreviation in parenthesis.  Abbreviations may be used in the title, provided the name in full is outlined in the body of the abstract.
  • Do not include references, tables, figures or photos.

Please note:

Any paper that does not comply with these specifications will not be accepted by the online submission process.

If your paper is accepted for the conference, you must register by Wednesday, 3 October 2018 to be included in the conference program.

To download the NSA-ASM student travel support letter click here

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NSA 2018 ASM


  • Agriculture, Farming and Food
  • Cardiovascular Nutrition
  • Diabetes
  • Food Security, Nutrition and Innovations
  • Food Technologies and Trends
  • Gut Microbiota and Health
  • Hospital Nutrition
  • Infant and Maternal Nutrition
  • Micronutrients and Health
  • Nutrition and Ageing
  • Nutrition and Chronic Disease (excluding obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease)
  • Nutrition and Cognition
  • Nutrition and Disease Mechanisms
  • Nutrients and Food: Policy and Regulation
  • Nutrition and lifespan (excluding infants and aged)
  • Nutrition and Physical Performance
  • Nutrition Communication and Education
  • Nutrition in Genomics
  • Obesity
  • Public Health Nutrition
  • Sustainability
  • Undernutrition