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

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

Award winner, Fonds Nature et technologies

Pauline Rullière, postdoctoral fellow in Chemistry, Université de Montréal
Winning article: Difluorocarbene Addition to Alkenes and Alkynes in Continuous Flow
Published in: Organic Letters

Award winner, Fonds Santé

Loïc Binan, PhD student in Biomedical Engineering, Université de Montréal
Winning article: Live single-cell laser tag
Published in: Nature Communications

Award winner, Fonds Société et culture

Catherine-Lune Grayson-Courtemanche, postdoctoral fellow in Social and Transcultural Psychiatry, McGill University
Winning article: Le camp de réfugiés de Kakuma, lieu de méfiance et de défiance
Published in: Canadian Journal of Development Studies (online version), London, June 2016

In addition to promoting careers in research, the competition aims to recognize the exceptional research contributions of 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.

 

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Benoit Sévigny
Director of Communications and Knowledge Mobilization
Fonds de recherche du Québec
514 864-1619