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Shedding Light on the North

Funded by the Canada First Research Excellence Fund, the Sentinel North Strategy allows Université Laval to draw on over a half-century of northern and optics/photonics research to develop innovative new technology and improve our understanding of the northern environment and its impact on human beings and their health. Sentinel North is built around a major transdisciplinary research program and aims to train the next generation of researchers capable of solving the complex problems of a changing North.


  • Program of the annual meeting available

    The program for the second Sentinel North annual meeting is now available. You will discover the many exciting conferences, activities and networking o... read more

  • Follow the second Sentinel North International PhD School

    The second edition of Sentinel North international Ph.D. school is underway in Nunavut, in the Canadian Arctic. From July 12 to 24, 2018, nineteen young scientists, twelve research professionals an... read more

  • Project BriGHT sets course to assess climate-driven changes on traditional inuit food

    Project BriGHT will be on board the CCGS Amundsen from July 5 to 13, 2018 to collect samples of water and country food along the coast of Nunavik. The team will also take this opportunity ... read more

An unprecedented transdisciplinary strategy

Sentinel North is made possible, in part, thanks to funding from Canada First Research Excellence Fund.