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

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

Award winner, Fonds Nature et technologies

Ibrahima Ka, PhD student at Energy Materials Research Center, INRS
Winning article: Pulsed laser ablation based direct synthesis of single-wall carbon nanotube/PbS quantum dot nanohybrids exhibiting strong, spectrally wide and fast photoresponse
Published in: Advanced Materials, 24, 6289-6294

Award winner, Fonds Santé

Brandon Faubert, PhD student in Physiology, McGill University
Winning article: AMPK Is a Negative Regulator of the Warburg Effect and Suppresses Tumor Growth In Vivo
Published in: Cell Metabolism, 17(1):113-24

Award winner, Fonds Société et culture

Sylvie Bodineau, PhD student in Anthropology, Université Laval
Winning article: Figures d'enfants soldats. Puissance et vulnérabilité
Published in: Presses de l'Université Laval (PUL), Québec

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