As an interdisciplinary organization, CSOS is dedicated to supporting the generation and application of knowledge regarding occupation, seeing this is vital to the promotion of health, well-being, and justice.



  • Foster the continued growth of occupational science within Canada and abroad.
  • Advance an understanding of the importance of occupation through public, academic, and policy arenas.
  • As an interdisciplinary organization, the CSOS will work to:
  • Promote scholarship on occupation through the creation of opportunities to network and exchange knowledge, such as conferences, workshops, and a guest lectureship.
  • Enhance graduate student opportunities to engage in occupational science research, and present their work at conferences within Canada and abroad, through the provision of mentorship and funding.
  • Promote awareness of occupational science and foster knowledge transfer within public, academic and policy arenas.

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