Québec’s Chief Scientist, Rémi Quirion, is pleased to announce the September winners of the Étudiants-chercheurs étoiles Award, a competition spearheaded by the three Fonds de recherche du Québec.
Award winner, Fonds Nature et technologies
Anaïs Ferris, PhD student at the Énergie, Matériaux, Télécommunications Research Centre, Institut national de la recherche scientifique
Winning article: 3D RuO2 Microsupercapacitors with Remarkable Areal Energy
Published in: Advanced Materials
Award winner, Fonds Santé
Guillaume Plourde, PhD student in Experimental Medicine, Institut universitaire de cardiologie et de pneumologie de Québec
Winning article: Radiation exposure in relation to the arterial access site used for diagnostic coronary angiography and percutaneous coronary intervention: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Published in: The Lancet
Award winner, Fonds Société et culture
Mathieu Carrier, postdoctoral fellow at the Department of Public Health - Population Health Axis, Université de Montréal (note: The student's institutional affiliation was the Institut national de la recherche scientifique - Urbanisation Culture Société Centre when the respective research was conducted)
Winning article: Road traffic noise in Montreal and environmental equity: What is the situation for the most vulnerable population groups?
Published in: Journal of Transport Geography
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.
Director of Communications and Knowledge Mobilization
Fonds de recherche du Québec