A new edition of Philosophie de la botanique by Johannes Reinke has just been published at the Presses de l’Université de Montréal. This edition includes an introduction and is annotated by the IRBV’s Alain Cuerrier and Denis Barabé.
For more information, see the press release.
Simon Joly research results on the genetic response of trees and shrubs to climate change, which were recently published in Methods in Ecology And Evolution, are the subject of an article in UdeM Nouvelles.
the article in UdeM Nouvelles (in French)
the original article titled “On the importance of accounting for intraspecific genomic relatedness in multi‐species studies” in Methods in Ecology And Evolution
photo © Tim Savas
The IRBV is looking to fill positions of research assistant for the Summer 2019, have a look at the offers below.
From 1 May to 16 August 2019, 1 position: information document
From 1 May to 30 August 2019, 3 positions: information document
From 22 May to 16 August 2019, 4 positions: information document
To apply for these summer jobs, please fill in the following form
Here is the collective agreement of the SÉSUM
Maxime Fortin Faubert’s research in phytoremediation are the object of a lengthy article titled Université de Montréal: verdir des terrains pour les décontaminer” in the 6 April 2019 edition of le Devoir. Read here (in French).
For its 13th symposium which will be held on 2 May 2019 at the Montreal Botanical Garden, the Société québécoise de phytotechnologie will take the audience off the beaten path by deploying a programmation on the theme of innovation. What’s new in the world of phytotechnologies? What discoveries push the limits of the infrastructures that we know? What new things can we expect in the coming years? Local and international speakers will present their expertise, from cutting-edge research to large-scale application. Two new features this year: a prize for the best phytotechnological project in Quebec and a scientific poster session. The annual symposium of the Société québécoise de phytotechnologie is its most important event, bringing together high-caliber speakers and an audience of professionals from the municipal, provincial, federal, private and communal sectors, as well as researchers and students.
Registration: (now closed)
For more information: http://www.phytotechno.com/colloque2019/
Alain Cuerrier was recently interviewed about the effects of climate change on our nutrition by the producers of the Radio-Canada television program L’épicerie. Watch here (in French).
The research work of Maxime Fortin Faubert is the subject of an article titled “J’utilise la nature pour dépolluer la terre!” in UdeM Nouvelles. The article comes with a publications and media appearances bio.
Read here (in French)
Photo © Amélie Philibert and Benoît Gougeon
The research project of David Dussault, a postdoc under the supervision of Mohamed Hijri, is the subject of an article titled “Recyclage des vêtements / Champignons à la rescousse” in the 18 March 2019 edition of la Presse. Read here (in French).
photo © La Presse
The theme of the 13th edition of the Société québécoise de phytotechnologie‘s annual symposium, to be held on 2 May at the Montreal Botanical Garden, will be phytotechnological innovation. 200 participants are expected, including researchers, students, and other people from the private and public sectors. The symposium includes a poster session open to students at the B.Sc. M.Sc and Ph.D levels. A 250$ prize will be awarded to the best poster. Abstracts must be submitted before 15 March 2019. All information is found in the following document.
The Société québécoise de phytotechnologie (SQP) is now receiving applications for its 2019 SQP research grant. This $2000 grant is attributed every year to the student at the M.Sc. or Ph.D. level with the best research project. Applications are open until 15 March 2019 via the following form.