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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, train the next generation of transdisciplinary researchers and improve our understanding of the northern environment and its impact on human beings and their health.


  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

An unprecedented transdisciplinary strategy

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