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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

Through these selected highlights, discover how Sentinel North's teams are taking innovation to a new level, with a view to making a real and lasting impact on the Arctic and sub-Arctic regions.

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An integrated look at over six years of convergence research

Through five thematic chapters, the Research Compendium brings you selected results from Sentinelle North's teams, exploring the complex challenges of a changing North.

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Over 700 peer-reviewed articles in leading journals, most of which are highly interdisciplinary and available in open access.

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  • International Graduate School on the Emergence of Innovative Blue Economies in the Arctic

    From October 14 to 30, 2024 in Ungava Bay and onboard the CCGS Amundsen research ice breaker, the International Graduate School on the Emergence of Innovative Blue Economies in the Arctic ... read more

  • Accelerating high-potential research: 14 new projects funded

    Following two competitions, 14 proposals have been selected for the Sentinel North Research Acceleration Fund. By providing one-time funding to established Université Laval research teams, this Fun... read more

  • International Summer School : Land, Food, Health and Well-being

    In collaboration with the Littoral Chair and the Mushuau-nipi Corporation, Sentinel North is offering a unique experiential training that focuses on ecosystemic approaches to health in a transdisci... read more

An unprecedented transdisciplinary strategy

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