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  • Fall 2021 Training workshops

    This Fall, hone your skills with the new online workshops offered by Sentinel North and its partners. With some of the most qualified speakers in their field, these workshops are open to every... read more

  • Sentinel North excellence scholarships and postdoctoral fellowships competition

    Be part of the new generation of scientists for the North! Sentinel North announces its excellence scholarships and postdoctoral fellowships competition, from September 1 to October 13, 2021.

    ... read more
  • Sentinel North and Université Laval among leaders in microbiome research

    Université Laval’s Sentinel North program is enabling teams that are advancing our knowledge on the microbiome. As highlighted below, Sentinel North supports novel interdisciplinary research and th... read more

  • A research chair to better understand permafrost in Nunavik

    Nunavik has been hard hit by thawing permafrost, which has caused extensive damage to buildings and infrastructure, made travel in the region riskier, and limited the hunting, fishing, and gatherin... read more

  • 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

  • 2020 Scholarships and fellowships recipients

    Congratuations to all recipients of Sentinel North excellence scholarships and fellowships of the Fall 2020 competition! Their highly innovative research projects will be a great contribution to Se... read more

  • Two Sentinel North teams among the 10 discoveries of the year in Québec Science

    Of the 10 discoveries of the year 2020 according to Québec Science magazine, two are from Université Laval teams participating in the Sentinel North strategy.

    A team led by André Marette ... read more

  • Workshops and training activities of the Fall

    This fall, Sentinel North and its partners are offering a rich program of hands-on workshops and online conferences featuring some of the most qualified experts in their field. These workshops offe... read more

  • Sentinel North excellence scholarships and postdoctoral fellowships competition

    Be part of the new generation of scientists for the North! Sentinel North announces its excellence scholarships and postdoctoral fellowships competition, from September 1 to October 10, 2020.<... read more

  • Selected results and publications

    Over the past few months, Sentinel North teams have joined forces to generate knowledge and technological advances that lead to a better understanding of the changing northern environment, and its ... read more

  • A Perspective article by Marcel Babin in Science

    The prestigious Science journal invited Sentinel North's scientific co-director Marcel Babin to contextualize the research of colleagues (Lewis et al.) on the complex interactions between climate c... read more

  • Results of the Second Call for the Sustainable North Partnership Research Program

    Institut nordique du Québec (INQ) and Sentinel North (SN) announce funding for five additional projects under its Building a Sustain... read more

  • No COVID-19 in snow geese, concludes Université Laval study

    A study conducted by Université Laval researchers from three Sentinel North Research Chairs concludes that snow geese are not carriers of the virus responsible for COVID-19 and that hunting and eat... read more

  • Major call for proposals 2020-2023

    For this second major call for proposals, Sentinel North is seeking transdisciplinary teams that will propose transformative approaches that encourage the convergence of expertise, including the de... read more

  • Sentinel North Winter 2020 Training and Workshops

    Sentinel North invites its Université Laval community to take part in a series of workshops and training activities aimed at addressing the complex themes of its research program, while promot... read more

  • 2018-2019 Activity Report

    On the brink of the program's Phase II, Sentinel North invites you to discover its 2018-2019 Acivity Reports, highlighting the results and accomplishments of its community that have helped injectin... read more

  • Invitation to the Sentinel North Pint

    The Sentinel North Student Association invites you to the Sentinel North Pint 2020, which will take place on February 19, 2020 at the Rideau Rouge (1147 Avenue Cartier, Québec). This science o... read more

  • Joint Call for Projects INQ-Sentinel North

    The Institut nordique du Québec (INQ) and the Sentinel North (SN) research strategy of Université Laval have joined forces to launch a second call for research projects from INQ members to enrich Q... read more

  • New participatory research project on food security and nutrition in Nunavut

    A new participatory research project on food security and nutrition has just been launched within Sentinel North. This project, entitled “Participatory Action for Inuit-led Research on Food Product... read more

  • Many Sentinel North training opportunities available this fall

    This fall, Sentinel North invites its Université Laval community to take part in a series of workshops and training activities aimed at addressing the complex themes of its research program, w... read more

  • 2019 scientific meeting : congratulations to all winners!

    Sentinel North would like to congratulate all participants of the poster competition and the Northern Transdisciplinary Challenge held at the 2019 Scientific Meeting. The quality of presentations w... read more

  • Scientific Meeting Program now available

    The program of the Sentinel North Scientific Meeting 2019 is now available! Discover the keynote speakers, thematic plenary sessions, sponsors and exhibitors, the event's schedule and much more. read more

  • The third Sentinel North International PhD School is underway

    The Sentinel North International PhD School on Arctic Microbiomes is taking place at the Centre for Northern Studies (CEN) research station in Whapmagoostui-Kujjuarapik, Nunavik, from July 2–1... read more

  • Second edition of the Complex Networks Winter Workshop

    Sentinel North in collaboration with the Complex Systems Center of the University of Vermont announce the second edition of the Complex Networks Winter Workshop (CNWW), to be held on December ... read more

  • Enhancing the Northern Infrastructure Access Fund and the Event Support Program

    In an aim to better support the Sentinel North research teams and partners as well as the Université Laval community, the evaluation dates for the Northern Infrastructure Access Fund and for t... read more

  • Six new joint research projects between Université Laval and the University of Tromsø

    The two largest northern research universities in Canada and Norway — Université Laval in Québec City and the University of Tromsø - The Arctic University of Norway (UiT) in Tromsø — are stepping u... read more

  • Call for abstracts for the Sentinel North Scientific Meeting 2019

    The call for abstracts is now open for the Sentinel North Scientific Meeting, to be held August 26-28 in Lévis.

    All Université Laval and international researchers, students, collaborators... read more

  • Sentinel North 2017-2018 Activity Report

    Sentinel North invites you to discover its 2017-2018 Activity Report, shedding light on the many achievements of its community of professors, researchers, students, research professionals, partners... read more

  • Save the date: Sentinel North Scientific Meeting 2019

    We are pleased to announce that the next Sentinel North Scientific Meeting will take place from 26 to 28 August 2019  at the Lévis Convention Center.

    Please mark your calendars ... read more

  • Many training opportunities at Sentinel North this winter

    This winter, Sentinel North offers a rich program of transdisciplinary training activities aimed at addressing the complex themes of its research program, while promoting the development of transve... read more

  • Opening of the Sentinel North excellence scholarships and postdoctoral fellowships competition

    Sentinel North announces the opening of its excellence scholarships and postdoctoral fellowships competition, from February 1 to March 10, 2019.

    These grants and fellowships aim to e... read more

  • Register to the Bootcamp on optical tool development in northern environment

    Université Laval's CREATE-SMAART and Sentinel North programs offer students a unique opportunity to interact with top level scientists as part of a transdisciplinary and highly technologi... read more

  • Call for applications: International PHD School on Arctic Microbiomes

    The next Sentinel North International PhD School will take place from July 2 to 12, 2019, at the Centre for Northern Studies (CEN) research station in Whapmagoostui-Kuujjuarapik (Nunavik, Canada) o... read more

  • Joint call for proposals with the University of Tromsø, Norway

    As part of the renewal of a MOU between the Arctic University of Norway (UiT) in Tromsø and Université Laval, both institutions are launching a new joint call for research proposals and invite thei... read more

  • Targeted call for proposals 2019-2022

    Sentinel North invites Université Laval's research community and its collaborators to respond to a targeted call for projects that will complement its existing program.

    A budget of $ 2 mi... read more

  • Invitation to the second Sentinel North Pint

    The Sentinel North Student Association invites you to the second Sentinel North Pint, which will take place on November 13, 2018 at the District St-Joseph (240, rue St-Joseph Est) from 7 to 9 pm. T... read more

  • First scholarship competition of the Sentinel North Research Chair on Relations with Inuit Societies

    The Sentinel North Research Chair on Relations with Inuit Societies is happy to launch the first scholarship competition for students of the 2nd and 3rd cycles. The submitted projects should b... read more

  • Opening of the 4th Sentinel North excellence scholarships and postdoctoral fellowships competition

    Sentinel North announces the opening of the fourth Sentinel North excellence scholarships and postdoctoral fellowships competition, from September 1 to October 10, 2018.

    These grants... read more

  • Winners of the 2018 Sentinel North Scientific Poster Competition

    Sentinel North congratulates once again the winners of the scientific poster competition of its 2018 Annual Meeting ! Congratulations to the 60 participants and special thanks to the evaluatio... read more

  • Five new cross-disciplinary research projects with Université Côte d’Azur

    Université Laval is pleased to announce the launch of five cross-disciplinary research projects between Université Laval/Sentinel North and Université Côte d’Azur/IDEX. These strategic research pro... read more

  • 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

  • Launch of the Complex Networks Winter Workshop

    Sentinel North in collaboration with the Complex Systems Center of the University of Vermont and the Networks Science Institute of Northeastern University announce the Complex Networks Winter Works... read more

  • Launch of 3 new Sentinel North research chairs

    Université Laval announces the creation of three new Sentinel North Research Chairs, in aquatic environmental geochemistry (Raoul-Marie Couture, Dep. of Chemistry), on neurobiology of stress and re... read more

  • Call for abstracts for Sentinel North Annual Meeting 2018

    The call for abstracts is now open for the second Sentinel North annual meeting, to be held August 27-30 in Quebec city.

    National and international collaborators and partners of the progr... read more

  • Invitation to Pinte Sentinelle Nord

    The Sentinel North Student Association invites you to the first Pinte Sentinelle Nord, which will take place on April 5, 2018 at La Ninkasi bar in Quebec City (811 Saint-Jean Street) from 7 pm to 9... read more

  • Presentation workshop of project 2.6: Beacons of Northern Dynamics (BOND)

    Sentinel North research project 2.6 "Beacons of Northern Dynamics (BOND)" held a workshop on March 14 to present the first results of its research activities, all related to the detection of climat... read more

  • Biology Symposium 2018

    The ACCÉBUL and Sentinel North invite undergraduate and graduate students in biology to participate to the 9th edition of the Biology Symposium at Université Laval, which ... read more

  • Sentinel North International PhD School Field Report

    The first Sentinel North International Ph.D School is currently underway in Nunavut's capital city of Iqaluit. For one full week, 19 students from 15 different universities and various backgro... read more

  • Opening of the 3rd Sentinel North excellence scholarships and postdoctoral fellowships competition

    Sentinel North announces the opening of the third Sentinel North excellence scholarships and postdoctoral fellowships competition, from March 1 to April 10, 2018.

    These grants and fellows... read more

  • Launch of Sentinel North Students Association

    Last Fall, the Sentinel North Students Association (AESN) was created to strengthen the sense of belonging of the program's students to its community, as well as to benefit from its transdisci... read more

  • Second Sentinel North annual meeting

    The second Sentinel North annual meeting will take place on August 26-30, 2018 in Québec City. Over 500 participants are expected.

    National and international collaborators and partne... read more

  • Sentinel North Partnership Research Chairs Program

    The Vice Rectorate of Research and Innovation (VRRCI) and the Sentinel North Steering Committee launch the Sentinel North Partnership Research Chairs Program.

    This new program is aimed at... read more

  • Launch of the International Ph.D School: Shedding Light on Arctic Marine Ecosystem Services

    Taking place on board the Canadian research icebreaker CCGS Amundsen deployed in Baffin Bay and the Fjords of Baffin Island, Nunavut (Canada), this second Sentinel North International... read more

  • New Sentinel North Research Chair

    Université Laval is launching a new Research Chair funded by Sentinel North to analyze the relationship between Inuit and non-Inuit, and the transformations of this relationship over the last decad... read more

  • Results of the CNRS-Sentinel North call for projects

    Four projects were selected following a joint CNRS - Sentinel North call for funding to move French researchers to Quebec City to initiate new collaborations with Sentinel North. The scientific off... read more

  • Kick off of Sentinel North's Young Investigators Association

    Sentinel North invites all students and young researchers involved in its research activities to meet on Tuesday, November 21 at 3 pm in room 2326 of the Alphonse-Desjardins building read more