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

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

Manuel Helbig, PhD student in Geography, Université de Montréal
Winning article: Regional atmospheric cooling and wetting effect of permafrost thaw-induced boreal forest loss
Published in: Global Change Biology

Award winner, Fonds Santé

Emily Coffey, PhD student in Neuroscience, McGill University
Winning article: Cortical contributions to the auditory frequency-following response revealed by MEG
Published in: Nature Communications

Award winner, Fonds Société et culture

Daria Dyakonova, PhD student in History, Université de Montréal
Winning article: Tomber amoureux de la république soviétique et diffuser cet amour dans le monde entier : les jeunes communistes canadiens et l'URSS dans les années 1920
Published in: Le Manuscrit

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.

 

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