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

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

Award winner, Fonds Nature et technologies

Sven Badoux, postdoctoral fellow in Physics, Université de Sherbrooke
Winning article: Change of carrier density at the pseudogap critical point of a cuprate superconductor
Published in: Nature

Award winner, Fonds Santé

Bianca Plouffe, postdoctoral fellow in Biochemistry, Université de Montréal
Winning article: GPCR-G Protein-β-Arrestin Super-Complex Mediates Sustained G Protein Signaling
Published in: Cell

Award winner, Fonds Société et culture

Sarah Arnaud, PhD student in Philosophy, Université du Québec à Montréal
Winning article: Trouble du spectre de l'autisme : Une agentivité morale objective, rigoriste et émotionnelle
Published in: Bioéthique Online

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