The Institute for Research on Exoplanets, in collaboration with the Department of Physics of the Université de Montréal, the Observatoire du Mont-Mégantic and the Centre for Research in Astrophysics of Quebec, is organising the Soirée d’initiation à la recherche en astrophysique, an online version of the popular Journées d’initiation à la recherche en physique, held annually at the Université de Montréal.
This free activity is for Cégep students, and will take place on Wednesday, February 16th from 7PM to 9PM.
Register here: https://bit.ly/SIRA_2022 before February 16th at noon to receive the Zoom link. Please note the event will be in French.
During this evening, you will have the opportunity to meet many graduate students in physics, and to learn more about astrophysics, one of the fields of research of the Department of Physics of the Université de Montréal.
Preliminary program (subject to change)
7:00PM: Beginning of the event
7:10PM: Virtual tour of the MIL Campus
7:20PM: Department of Physics, careers and issues of inclusion and diversity in physics, by Marylou Fournier-Tondreau, from Parité Sciences.
7:45PM: Presentation of astrophysics research at the Université de Montréal with Marie-Eve Naud and Frédérique Baron, astrophysicists, and grad student-researchers Myriam Prasow-Émond, Marylou Fournier-Tondreau, Eve Campeau-Poirier, Hantz Nozard and Guillaume Lenoir-Craig.
8:15PM: Presentation of the Observatoire du Mont-Mégantic and the James Webb Space Telescope with Nathalie Ouellette, astrophysicist.
8:30PM: Panel: your questions for our presenters
8:55PM: Closing remarks and explanations for the raffle
Registration and more information
Register by filling the form at www.bit.ly/SIRA_2022 before February 16th at noon to participate. If you register before February 14th at noon, you will receive a Zoom link to connect on February 14th, if you register later, you will receive it on February 16th. Places are limited, register quickly!
If you are a Cégep teacher and would like to participate at this event to get information for your students, please register in the same way. We are happy to welcome you.
For more information, contact Marie-Eve Naud, astrophysicist and Education and Public Outreach Coordinator at the Institute for Research on Exoplanets: firstname.lastname@example.org.