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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.

Scientific Meeting 2022

All are encouraged to submit abstracts for the Sentinel North Scientific Meeting, to be held at the Quebec City Convention Centre from October 25-27.

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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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Nearly 500 peer-reviewed articles in leading journals, most of which are highly interdisciplinary and available in open access

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Sentinel North Author Fund

The Fund is intended to support first-author publications by graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in subscription or open-access journals. Next deadline : November 1st, 2021.

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Opportunities and competitions

Sentinel North offers many learning and funding opportunities that all students and professors are invited to seize.

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  • Historic specimens highlight the key role viruses play in Arctic ecosystems

    A collaboration between several centers and departments of Université Laval and the Natural History Museum of London suggests new avenues to better understand the key role of viruses in Arctic ecos... read more

  • Sentinel North Scientific Conferences

    With its Scientific Conferences, Sentinel North invites you to discover innovative interdisciplinary research results and the finalists of its scientific videos competition, in a dynamic and engagi... read more

  • New research projects for Sentinel North

    Sentinel North begins 2021 with the funding of 14 new projects that will enrich its collaborative research program aimed at improving our understanding of the northern environment and its impact on... read more

An unprecedented transdisciplinary strategy

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