Many training opportunities at Sentinel North this winter
Published on 1 Feb 2019
This winter, Sentinel North offers a rich program of transdisciplinary training activities aimed at addressing the complex themes of its research program, while promoting the development of transversal skills.
Do not miss the chance to take part in one of these unique learning opportunities!
Permafrost Engineering Applied to Transportation Infrastructure
June 2-8, 2019, Aurora College, Inuvik, Northwest Territories, Canada
This International PhD School (IPS) is an advanced, graduate level course on permafrost engineering applied to transportation infrastructure. The target academic audience are graduate students and professionals, but, in some cases, postdoctoral fellows and undergraduate students in late stage of their program may be selected.
The program includes lectures, practical exercises, two field visits on sites where interesting permafrost and engineering features can be observed (Dempster Highway and Tuktoyaktuk Highway), and a seminar on advanced instrumentation and communication for infrastructure monitoring.
Registration is open until April 15, 2019.
Bootcamp : From Development to Deployment of an Optical Tool in a Northern Environment
February 26-28 2019, Forêt Montmorency, Réserve faunique des Laurentides, Canada
This bootcamp offers graduate students in the fields of engineering and optics-photonics a practical and integrative experience to develop an optical sensor adapted to the constraints of northern regions.
The agenda consists of fruitful discussions, theoretical training and practical workshops, including the development of a light detection tool, the “Flat Light” detector.
Registration is open until February 15, 2019.
Arctic Microbiomes: From Molecules and Microbes to Ecosystems and Health
July 2-12, 2019, Whapmagoostui-Kuujjuarapik (Nunavik, Canada)
Scientific Writing Workshops
February 6 to March 13, 2019
Sentinel North is offering a series of hands-on, interactive workshops designed to enable graduate students, professionals and researchers to become more effective and creative in the writing of scientific articles and posters.
Seminars : Open Science in a Connected World
February 13 and 26, 2019
Sentinel North is launching seminars about open science in a connected world to discuss the traditional way research is conducted and how to engage in open science at all levels : data, analysis, dissemination and education.
For moe information about the Sentinel North training program, please contact :
Marie-France Gévry, Training programs coordinator
418-656-2131 ext. 8910