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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.

Activity Report 2021-2022

With a completely revamped look and web experience, the 2021-2022 Activity Report will take you at the heart of the stories marking a banner year for convergent research.

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Over 500 peer-reviewed articles in leading journals, most of which are highly interdisciplinary and available in open access

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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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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, 2023.

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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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  • Towards regulation of 'forever chemicals' ?

    Perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) have been the subject of numerous research studies in recent years. These efforts are now leading to concrete actions, as these synthetic compou... read more

  • Advanced Field School in Computational Ecology: bringing Arctic biodiversity research to a new level

    With a unique hands-on, practical approach, the Advanced Field School in Computational Ecology proposes to leverage and experiment with cutting-edge technologies that can help bring Arctic biodiver... read more

  • Arctic Snow School in Nunavut: Understanding the local and global importance of Arctic snow

    A delegation of students from 15 universities will take part in the International Arctic Snow School from April 1 to 8. This field training act... read more

An unprecedented transdisciplinary strategy

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