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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

Marc-André Légaré, PhD student in Chemistry, Université Laval
Winning article: Metal-free catalytic C-H bond activation and borylation of heteroarenes
Published in: Science

Award winner, Fonds Santé

Florence Allain, PhD student in Pharmacology, Université de Montréal
Winning article: How Fast and How Often: The Pharmacokinetics of Drug Use Are Decisive in Addiction
Published in: Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews

Award winner, Fonds Société et culture

Deborah Ummel, PhD student in Clinical Psychology, Université de Montréal
Winning article: Transplant Trajectory and Relational Experience Within Living Kidney Dyads
Published in: Qualitative Health Research

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.

 

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Benoit Sévigny
Director of Communications and Knowledge Mobilization
Fonds de recherche du Québec
514 864-1619