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Vote for the People’s Choice in the My Northern Project competition

Something to watch for in the coming weeks: the unveiling of videos filmed by participants in the My Northern Project science popularization contest. All of the videos received will be published on our social network platforms where the general public will be asked to identify their favorite video. It is still possible for students to submit a video. The deadline is May 22nd. Several prizes are up for grabs!

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My Northern Project: new deadline for submissions
The deadline for submitting a video has been extended to May 22, 2020.
For the past four years, My Northern Project has been unveiling a new generation of scientists who are passionate about the North and determined to perfect their skills in popularizing science.  The 2020 edition of the competition takes a digital turn as students are challenged to produce a five-minute video clip in which they must popularize their research project.


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Webinaires | visionnement en différé
Missed one of our webinars or just want to review a few minutes of a presentation? No problem, all webinars can be viewed on our website the day after they are broadcast.

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Atiku is back on our website 
The migration of our website had deprived us of its presence for a few weeks, but our Northern and Arctic Atiku knowledge portal is finally back!


Rediscover Atiku  »
Research during COVID-19 crisis
To keep abreast of the guidelines for northern research throughout the pandemic, we have created a new section on our website. We invite you to refer to it. The content of this section is updated frequently.

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INQ Webinars | Every Wednesday in May at 10:00 am

Last month, INQ offered a series of webinars on different facets of northern research. Given your enthusiasm for the format, we are offering 4 more webinars during the month of May.

Elsewhere on the Web
Virtual Conference: Impacts of COVID-19 in the Arctic
A conference organized by the US Naval War College, Wilson Center's Polar Institute, and the US Arctic Research Commission.
 
The two-day conference (May 19-20, 2020) will include a series of panels focusing on the health of Arctic communities, economic activities, US Coast Guard operations, scientific research, international impacts, etc. The conference will be held in English.
 
Speakers will include: representatives of Arctic communities, federal and state agencies, universities, international entities and the private sector.
 
You must register to participate.
 
Visit the
event website for more details.


 
Le Nord au coeur
Until May 31, Productions du Rapide-Blanc is offering free viewing of the film Le Nord au coeur, a portrait of the founder of the Centre for northern studies, Louis-Edmond Hamelin.
 
“In this documentary, filmmaker Serge Giguère tells the story of a larger-than-life character. Louis-Edmond Hamelin, the Quebec pioneer of northern geography and a great ally of indigenous people, opens doors and challenges preconceived ideas by taking an interest in our nordicity, the phenomenon of strip farms in rural Canada and the historical importance of the First Nations."
 
Consult the
Rapide-Blanc newsletter to find out how to access the film for free. Note: This film is only available in French.
At the forefront of research
Special issue on the hydrogeology of the Umiujaq region in Hydrogeology Journal
Several researchers affiliated with INQ recently published a special mini issue (Topical Collection) in Hydrogeology Journal.
 
In this issue, the authors present a detailed water balance of the watershed, characterize groundwater and surface-water hydrogeochemistry, describe the application of a tracer method to determine groundwater fluxes, develop a two-dimensional numerical model identifying impacts of groundwater flow on permafrost dynamics, and present a parameter sensitivity analysis.
 
The articles in this special issue are available free of charge for a limited time.


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INQ researchers in the media
May 5, 2020 | Olivier Riffon (UQAC) | L’environnement oublié pendant la pandémie

April 27, 2020 | Sarah Dorner (Polytechnique Montréal) | Traquer la prochaine vague de coronavirus dans les égouts

April 19, 2020 | Patrick Drogui (INRS) | Et si nos excréments pouvaient faire rouler des bus?

April 18, 2020 | Danielle Maltais (UQAC) | «Il faut rassurer les enfants»

April 17, 2020 | 
Philippe Gachon (UQAM) | Les cours d’eau toujours surveillés en ces temps de crise

April 14, 2020 | Normand Voyer (Université Laval) | Comment bien vous laver les mains pour tuer le coronavirus

April 14, 2020 | Danielle Maltais (UQAC) | La Presse | La charge mentale de la COVID-19

April 13, 2020 | Normand Voyer (Université Laval) | Radio-Canada | Dessine-moi un dimanche: La chimie des masques

April 9, 2020 | Plusieurs chercheurs | Radio-Canada | (Lettre ouverte) Des dizaines de chercheurs très inquiets de la santé des Autochtones

April 8, 2020 | Danielle Maltais (UQAC), Philippe Gachon (UQAM) | La Tribune | Inondations de 2019: le stress post-traumatique persiste chez les sinistrés

April 8, 2020 | 
Christopher Buddle (McGill University) | Le Devoir | L’enseignement supérieur à distance provoque des grincements de dents

April 8, 2020 |  Philippe Gachon (UQAM) | Le Devoir | La pandémie laissera des séquelles

April 7, 2020 | Steeve Côté (Université Laval) | Rendez-vous Nature | Orignaux ciblés par une vaste recherche sur la tique d’hiver

April 6, 2020 | Bruno Tremblay (McGill University) | Techno-science.net | Glace de mer en mouvement: un risque de pollution pour les pays de l'Arctique
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