Caroline Piaulet recipient of a Vanier Scholarship

Caroline Piaulet, a PhD student at the Université de Montréal and a member of the Institute for Research on Exoplanet, is the recipient of one of the prestigious Vanier Scholarships, funded in part by the Natural…

Nathalie Ouellette wins a Prix du recteur 2021

Nathalie Ouellette, astrophysicist and Coordinator of iREx, is the winner of 2021 Prix du Recteur of the Université de Montréal, in the category Initiative. This award recognises the imagination, dynamism and creativity of a member of the…

A new educational project on exoplanets thanks to the NovaScience program

Thanks to a grant from the Ministère de l’Économie et de l’Innovation‘s NovaScience program, the Institute for Research on Exoplanets (iREx) and its partners are developing new educational resources as part of a project titled “Exoplanets:…

Caroline Piaulet receives an Engagement Scholarship from the Université de Montréal

Caroline Piaulet, a PhD student at the Université de Montréal, has been awarded an engagement scholarship (Bourses d’engagement de la Faculté des arts et des sciences) for the year 2020-2021. This scholarship recognises her exceptional involvement…

René Doyon, Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada

The iREx is very pleased to announce that our Director, René Doyon, is now a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada in the Academy of Sciences. The 2020 cohort of new members includes 87 individuals…

SPIRou at La preuve par l’image

An image submitted by Étienne Artigau, a researcher from iREx, was selected by the jury of the contest La preuve par l’image of the Association francophone pour le savoir (Acfas) to be among the twenty finalist…

CASCA Awards 2020

The Institute for Research on Exoplanets is proud to announce that René Doyon, Director of iREx and Professor at the Université de Montréal, is the recipient of the Canadian Astronomical Society’s Dunlap Award for Innovation in…

iREx wins inaugural FRQ DIALOGUE Award

We are very pleased to announce that the iREx has been selected for a DIALOGUE – Researcher Award from the Fonds de recherche du Québec! The DIALOGUE – Researcher program is designed to encourage Quebec researchers…

Inaugural Sureau Bursary awarded

2019 Sureau Fellow We are proud to announce that the first ever iREx Sureau Bursary has been awarded to Ariane Deslières, an undergraduate student at the University of Ottawa. Ariane, who was selected amongst a pool…

Jason Rowe wins the 2019 Emerging Scholar Award at Bishop’s University

Bishop’s University just announced that iREx member Prof. Jason Rowe has been awarded the 2019 Emerging Scholar award. The Emerging Scholar awards recognise outstanding researchers and creators whose work has made a significant impact on their disciplines…