ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE SEPTEMBER WINNERS
OF THE ÉTUDIANTS-CHERCHEURS ÉTOILES AWARD

MONTREAL, September 12, 2017 – Québec’s Chief Scientist, Rémi Quirion, is pleased to announce the September winners of the Étudiants-chercheurs étoiles Award, a competition spearheaded by the three Fonds de recherche du Québec.
 

Dai Xijie and Haining Wang   Award winners, Fonds Nature et technologies

Dai Xijie and Haining Wang, PhD students in Chemistry, McGill University
Winning article: Aldehydes as alkyl carbanion equivalents for additions to carbonyl compounds
Published in: Nature Chemistry

Melica Nourmoussavi   Award winner, Fonds Santé

Melica Nourmoussavi, postdoctoral fellow in Gynecologic Oncology, Université de Montréal
Winning article: A Review of Treatment Considerations and the Impact of Premature Menopause
Published in: Cancer Treatment Reviews

Dustin Valen   Award winner, Fonds Société et culture

Dustin Valen, PhD student at the School of Architecture, McGill University
Winning article: On the Horticultural Origins of Victorian Glasshouse Culture
Published in: Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians


In addition to promoting careers in research, the competition aims to recognize the exceptional research contributions of university students, postdoctoral fellows and members of professional bodies who are enrolled in advanced research training programs in the areas covered by the three Fonds de recherche du Québec.

Every month, each Fund will award $1,000 to a student researcher.

Dr. Quirion sends his congratulations to the winners.

 

Source:
Benoit Sévigny
Director of Communications and Knowledge Mobilization
Fonds de recherche du Québec
514 864-1619

 
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