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With its Sentinel North strategy, Université Laval fosters the convergence of expertise, transformative research, the development of new technologies and the training of a new generation of interdisciplinary researchers aimed at improving our understanding of the northern environment and its impact on humans and their health.

An integrated look at over six years of convergence research

Through five thematic chapters, the Research Compendium brings you selected results from Sentinelle North's teams, exploring the complex challenges of a changing North.

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Scientific Meeting 2023: Converging Towards New Horizons

Contribute to a better understanding of the changing northern environment at the Sentinel North Scientific Meeting, to be held on November 15-16, 2023

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A new fund to accelerate high-potential research

The Research Acceleration Fund offers established research teams at Université Laval the opportunity to accelerate research on emerging issues or rapid-impact research related to the Sentinel North's mission.

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Over 650 peer-reviewed articles in leading journals, most of which are highly interdisciplinary and available in open access.

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Impact research for the North

Sentinel North's interdisciplinary teams have become a force of scientific impact with concrete benefits for the Arctic regions.

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  • New Knowledge Mobilization Excellence Award

    You have initiated an action that has increased the visibility and impact of your Sentinel North project beyond the scientific community? You could be eligible to the Knowledge Mobilization Excelle... read more

  • Towards regulation of 'forever chemicals' ?

    Perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) have been the subject of numerous research studies in recent years. These efforts are now leading to concrete actions, as these synthetic compou... read more

  • Advanced Field School in Computational Ecology: bringing Arctic biodiversity research to a new level

    With a unique hands-on, practical approach, the Advanced Field School in Computational Ecology proposes to leverage and experiment with cutting-edge technologies that can help bring Arctic biodiver... read more

An unprecedented transdisciplinary strategy

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