Québec’s Chief Scientist, Rémi Quirion, is pleased to announce the February winners of the Étudiants-chercheurs étoiles Award, a competition spearheaded by the three Fonds de recherche du Québec.
Award winner, Fonds Nature et technologies
Andréanne Moineau-Jean, MA student in Food Science, Université Laval
Winning article: Fate of Escherichia coli and Kluyveromyces marxianus contaminants during storage of Greek-style yogurt produced by centrifugation or Ultrafiltration
Published in: International Dairy Journal
Award winner, Fonds Santé
Josiane Bourque, PhD student in Psychiatry, Université de Montréal
Winning article: Functional Neuroimaging Predictors of Self-Reported Psychotic Symptoms in Adolescents
Published in: American Journal of Psychiatry
Award winner, Fonds Société et culture
Filip Kostelka, postdoctoral fellow in Political Science, Université de Montréal
Winning article: Does Democratic Consolidation Lead to a Decline in Voter Turnout? Global Evidence Since 1939
Published in: American Political Science Review
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.
M. Quirion sends his congratulations to the winners.
Director of Communications and Knowledge Mobilization
Fonds de recherche du Québec