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

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

Award winner, Fonds Nature et technologies

Jean-François Lapierre, Master’s student in communications at the Université du Québec à Montréal

Winning article: Increases in terrestrially derived carbon stimulate organic carbon processing and CO2 emissions in boreal aquatic ecosystems

Published in Nature Communications, 2013-12

Award winner,  Fonds Santé

Marina Urena Alcazar, PhD student in experimental medicine at the Université Laval

Winning article: Pacemaker Implantation Following Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation: Impact on Late Clinical Outcomes and Left Ventricular Function

Published in Circulation, 2013-12

Award winner, Fonds Société et culture

Christian Morissette, Master’s student in communications at the Université du Québec à Montréal

Winning article: ENVOL/FLIGHT, film expérimental dans le cadre du Polynôme

Published in Société des Arts Technologiques, December 12th, 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
Director of Communications and knowledge mobilization
Fonds de recherche du Québec
514 864-1619
benoit.sevigny@frq.gouv.qc.ca