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

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

Award winner, Fonds Nature et technologies

Brigitte Desharnais, PhD student in Chemistry, Concordia University
Winning article: Procedure for the Selection and Validation of a Calibration Model
Paublished in: Journal of Analytical Toxicology

Award winner, Fonds Santé

Simon Morand-Beaulieu, PhD student in Neuroscience, Université de Montréal
Winning article: The puzzling question of inhibitory control in Tourette syndrome: A meta-analysis
Published in: Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews

Award winner, Fonds Société et culture

Justine Charrois, PhD student in Psychology, Université du Québec à Montréal
Winning article: Child-care quality moderates the association between maternal depression and children's behavioural outcome
Published in: Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry

n 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.


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