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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

Magali Gauthier, PhD student in Energy and Materials Science, INRS
Winning article: A low-cost and high performance ball-milled Si-based negative electrode for high-energy Li-ion batteries
Published in: Energy & Environmental Science, 2013(6), 2145-2155

Award winner, Fonds Santé

Hugo Lavoie, postdoctoral fellow in Molecular Biology, Université de Montréal
Winning article: Inhibitors that stabilize a closed RAF kinase domain conformation induce dimerization
Published in: Nature Chemical Biology, 9(7), 428-436

Award winner, Fonds Société et culture

Guillaume Provencher, PhD student in Law, Université Laval
Winning article: Droit et communication : Liaisons constatées
Published in: Éditions E.M.E. à Fernelmont-Bruxelles, 204 pages

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