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No Covid-19 in snow geese

A study conducted by researchers from three Sentinel North Research Chairs concludes that snow geese migrating to northern regions are not carriers of the COVID-19 and that hunting and eating these birds is safe.

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Activity Report 2018-2019

On the brink of the program's Phase II, Sentinel North highlights the results and accomplishments of its community, which have helped injecting a new dynamic into the way research is being conducted at Université Laval.

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Launch of the Sentinel North Partnership Research Chair on Ecosystemic Approaches to Health

The objective of this new Chair is to understand how the complex effects of environmental change affect local and indigenous foods.

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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.

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  • No COVID-19 in snow geese, concludes Université Laval study

    A study conducted by Université Laval researchers from three Sentinel North Research Chairs concludes that snow geese are not carriers of the virus responsible for COVID-19 and that hunting and eat... read more

  • Next Sentinel North excellence scholarships and postdoctoral fellowships competition

    Sentinel North announces its upcoming excellence scholarships and postdoctoral fellowships competition, from September 1 to October 10, 2020.

    These grants and fellowships aim to encourage... read more

  • Major call for proposals 2020-2023

    For this second major call for proposals, Sentinel North is seeking transdisciplinary teams that will propose transformative approaches that encourage the convergence of expertise, including the de... read more

An unprecedented transdisciplinary strategy

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