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

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

Award winner, Fonds Nature et technologies

Solomon Akaraka Owerre, PhD student in Physics, Université de Montréal
Winning article: Macroscopic quantum tunneling and quantum-classical phase transitions of the escape rate in large spin systems
Published in: Physics Reports

Award winner, Fonds Santé

Sherif Eltonsy, PhD student in Pharmacoepidemiology, Université de Montréal
Winning article: Risk of congenital malformations for asthmatic pregnant women using a long-acting β₂-agonist and inhaled corticosteroid combination versus higher-dose inhaled corticosteroid monotherapy
Published in: Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology

Award winner, Fonds Société et culture

Vanessa Lecompte, postdoctoral trainee, Social and Cultural Psychiatry, McGill University Health Centre
Winning article: Disorganized and controlling patterns of attachment, role reversal and caregiving helplessness: links to adolescents externalizing problems
Published in: American Journal of Orthopsychiatry

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.

Dr. Quirion sends his congratulations to the winners.

 

Source
Benoit Sévigny
Director of Communications and Knowledge Mobilization
Fonds de recherche du Québec