Seminar of the Dr. Heli Routti

The next seminar will be given by the Dr. Heli Routti, research scientist at the Norwegian Polar Institute, on Thursday, September 6th at 11:00am (INAF, room 1724, pavillon des services).

Click here for more information.

Science Literacy week

17 Jul 2018 Unclassified

It’s a week-long celebration of science and space in Canada, from September 17th to 23rd 2018.

It’s also an opportunity to interact with the general public and explain your research projects and results! In essence, it’s a great opportunity for scientific outreach.

This year’s theme is space, but your activity can deal with any scientific subject.

Scientific outreach activities can be organized by researchers, students as well as research groups.

 If you are interested in organizing an activity for this event, please contact Charlène Rico for RQR support and any other information you may need.

More information is also available on the event website.

The 24h of science

28 May 2018 Unclassified

On May 11th, the team of Dr. Janice Bailey (Laval University) organized a scientific activity as part of the Quebec 24h Science event, the theme of which this year was the movement.

The activity titled “The Secret World of Sperm: A Messenger for Future Generations” was held at the Galway Pub in Quebec City. The activity was organized in the form of multiple scientific stations and attracted more than 40 people.

The RQR warmly thanks all of Dr. Bailey’s team for their involvement in this event!

Results of the 2018 RQR travel awards

27 Apr 2018 Unclassified

The RQR wishes to congratulate the 24 students who received a travel award in the amount of $400 to present their research results at a meeting in 2018:

·      Adrien Levasseur, UdeM

·      Anne Gouraud, UdeS

·      Bélinda Crobeddu, INRS

·      Catherine Bélanger, UQUAM

·      Chirinie Toufaily, McGill

·      Chongyang Wu, ULaval

·      Cynthia Duval, UdeM

·      Dadou Lokengo, UQTR

·      Emilie Brûlé, McGill

·      Laurie Pinel, INRS

·      Lisa-Marie Legault, UdeM (200$)

·      Marie-Charlotte Meinsohn, UdeM

·      Marie-Charlotte Dumargne, McGill

·      Marie-Ève Brien, UdeM

·      Marie-Ève Lemoine, UdeM

·      Marzieh Eskandari Shahraki, UdeM

·      Meihong Shi, ULaval

·      Olivia Smith,UdeM

·      Pascal Adam, UQTR

·      Pauline Herst, ULaval (200$)

·      Rita Gouesse, INRS

·      Tiphanie Cavé, UdeS

·      Victoria Doudenkova, UdeM

·      Xueqing Liu, McGill

On behalf of the RQR, congratulations to all the awardees and have good meeting!

24h of science

11 Apr 2018 Unclassified

This year the 24h of science event will be held on May 11 and May 12, 2018 everywhere in the province of Quebec, and the theme is “movement”.

As part of this activity, the RQR is organizing a series of short presentations in collaboration with researchers from Laval University.



Activity title: “Le monde secret des spermatozoïdes: un messager pour les futures générations”.

Date: Friday May 11, 2018 at 6:00pm

Lieu: Pub Galway, 1112 Avenue Cartier, Quebec city.


Activity is free

Activity will be in french only


To register please send an email to or call at 450-773-8521 ext. 8286

*** Come to attend our activity and do not hesitate to share the information ***

2018 Travel awards

The RQR travel award program is now open!

Act quickly! You can submit your application until March, 16th 2018. All information regarding this program is available on the RQR website in the student section/RQR travel awards or by clicking here.


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