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Announcement of the May winners of the Étudiants-chercheurs étoiles Award

Québec’s Chief Scientist, Rémi Quirion, is pleased to announce the May winners of the Étudiants-chercheurs étoiles Award, a competition spearheaded by the three Fonds de recherche du Québec.

Award winner, Fonds Nature et technologies

Daniel Beaudoin, étudiant au doctorat en chimie à l’Université de Montréal

Winning article : Constructing monocrystalline covalent organic networks by polymerization

Published in : Nature chemistry, 5, 810-811, 2013.

Award winner, Fonds Santé

Guillaume Lavertu, étudiant au doctorat en médecine à l’Université Laval

Winning article : Enhancing K–Cl co-transport restores normal spinothalamic sensory coding in a neuropathic pain model

Published in : BRAIN, 137; 724-738, 2014.

Award winner, Fonds Société et culture

Sophie Sansfaçon, étudiante au doctorat en psychologie à l’Université du Québec à Montréal

Winning article : Investigating the motivations underlying harmful social behaviors and the motivational nature of social norms

Published in : Journal of Applied Social Psychology, Octobre 2013

In addition to promoting careers in research, the competition aims to recognize the exceptional research contributions of college and university students, postdoctoral fellows and members of professional bodies who are enrolled in advanced research training programs in the areas covered by the three Fonds de recherche du Québec.

Every month, each Fund will award $1000 to a student researcher.

Dr. Quirion sends his congratulations to the winners.

 

Source :

Benoit Sévigny
Directeur des communications et de la mobilisation des connaissances
Fonds de recherche du Québec
514 864-1619
benoit.sevigny@frq.gouv.qc.ca