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

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

Award winner, Fonds Nature et technologies

Matthew Bogard, PhD student in Biological Sciences, UQAM
Winning article: Oxic water column methanogenesis as a major component of aquatic CH4 fluxes
Published in: Nature Communications

Award winner, Fonds Santé

Julianna Blagih, PhD student in Physiology, McGill University
Winning article: The Energy Sensor AMPK Regulates T Cell Metabolic Adaptation and Effector Responses In Vivo
Published in: Immunity

Award winner, Fonds Société et culture

Carolyn Côté-Lussier, stagiaire postdoctorale en médecine préventive et sociale, Université de Montréal
Winning article: A child's view: social and physical environmental features differentially predict parent and child perceived neighborhood safety
Published in: Journal of Urban Health

In addition to promoting careers in research, the competition aims to recognize the exceptional research contributions of college and 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