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Environment | Health | Innovation

With its Sentinel North strategy, Université Laval fosters the convergence of expertise, transformative research, the development of new technologies and the training of a new generation of interdisciplinary researchers aimed at improving our understanding of the northern environment and its impact on humans and their health.

Impact research for the North

Sentinel North's interdisciplinary teams have become a force of scientific impact with concrete benefits for the Arctic regions.

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Over 400 peer-reviewed articles in leading journals, most of which are highly interdisciplinary and available in open access

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PhD School on the science of northern natural products

From July 8 to 16, young researchers are invited to live a unique interdisciplinary experience with high-profile scientists and local experts.

Apply before May 10

Sentinel North Author Fund

The Fund is intended to support first-author publications by graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in subscription or open-access journals. Next deadline : June 1st, 2021.

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Opportunities and competitions

Sentinel North offers many learning and funding opportunities that all students and professors are invited to seize.

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  • Together, Inuit and Scientists tackle ‘forever pollutants’

    Results obtained through a research partnership between the Inuit of Nunavik and scientists at Université Laval are proving to be key for Canada’s pro... read more

  • Meet the 2021 Sentinel North Excellence Scholarship and Fellowship Recipients

    Congratuations to all recipients of Sentinel North excellence scholarships and fellowships of the Fall 2021 competition! Their highly innovative research projects will be a great contribution to Se... read more

  • 2021 Scientific Meeting: congratulations to the winners!

    We invite you to discover the winners of the 2021 Scientific Meeting poster and oral presentation competitions! Congratulations to all participants for a high caliber competition. 

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An unprecedented transdisciplinary strategy

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