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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.


  • 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

An unprecedented transdisciplinary strategy

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