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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.

Arctic Snow School

From April 1 to 8 in Cambridge Bay (Nunavut), this school offers a unique opportunity to better understand the dynamics of Arctic snow and its relationship with humans, climate and the environment in a changing North.

Apply before January 15

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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Over 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 : February 1st, 2023.

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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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  • 2022 Scientific Meeting : Congratulations to the winners of the poster competition

    Congratulations to the winners of the 2022 Scientific Meeting Poster Competition! Thanks to all 88 participants and to the 30 members of the evaluation committee for this memorable edition!

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  • Participate in the Knowledge Mobilization Ideas Challenge

    You have ideas for funding competitions or new initiatives to encourage knowledge mobilization? Share them and win a $500 prize if your idea is selected. The Ideas Challenge aims to generate t... read more

  • A new research chair to develop and maintain resilient infrastructures for northern communities

    In the face of climate change, the need to develop and maintain reliable and safe infrastructures for northern communities and natural resources in the northern regions of Quebec and Canada require... read more

An unprecedented transdisciplinary strategy

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