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

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

Award winner, Fonds Nature et technologies

Myriam Laprise-Pelletier, PhD student in Mining Engineering, Université Laval
Winning article: Low-Dose Prostate Cancer Brachytherapy with Radioactive Palladium–Gold Nanoparticles
Published in: Advanced Healthcare Materials

Award winner, Fonds Santé

Eric Ma, PhD student in Physiology, McGill University
Winning article: Serine Is an Essential Metabolite for Effector T Cell Expansion
Published in: Cell Metabolism

Award winner, Fonds Société et culture

Elsa Euvrard, PhD student in Criminology, Université de Montréal
Winning article: Pre-trial detention and guilty pleas: inducement or coercion? Punishment & Society
Published in: SAGE Journals

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.

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