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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.


  • Scientific Meeting Preliminary Program : Jessica Green announced as keynote speaker

    We are pleased to announce Jessica Green as keynote speaker at the Sentinel North 2019 Scientific Meeting. Engineer, biologist and entrepreneur, Ms. Green will shed a new light on the place of micr... 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

An unprecedented transdisciplinary strategy

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