Jason Rowe newly appointed Canada Research Chair in Exoplanet Astrophysics

Jason Rowe, a professor at Bishop’s University and researcher of iREx, was newly appointed as Canada Research Chair in Exoplanet Astrophysics. This honour comes with an award of $100,000 annually for a period of five years,…

René Doyon wins the Urgel-Archambault prize

René Doyon is the recipient of the 2017 Prix Urgel Archambault of Association francophone pour le savoir (Acfas). Pr. Doyon, professor in the Department of Physics at Université de Montréal, has made his mark in the…

Jason Rowe awarded Doctoral Researcher Poster Prize at CASCA

Jason Rowe was awarded the Doctoral Researcher Poster Prize, attributed by the graduate students to the best poster made by a researcher at the 2017 annual meeting of the Canadian Astronomical Society (CASCA), taking place May 30th to June…

David Lafrenière, recipient of the CASCA Harvey B. Richer Gold Medal

David Lafrenière, professor at Université de Montréal and member of iREx, is the recipient of the Harvey B. Richer Gold Medal. This Canadian Astronomical Society (CASCA) medal is awarded every two years, and for the first time in…

Patrick Dufour in Quebec Science Top 10 discoveries

Patrick Dufour, professor at Université de Montréal and member of iREx, is in Quebec Science Top 10 discoveries of 2016 An international team that includes Patrick Dufour, a member of iREx, announced earlier this year the…

Jonathan Gagné receives a Prix Acfas for his thesis on brown dwarfs

Jonathan Gagné, a former student and a collaborator of iREx, receives one of the Acfas excellence awards 2016. This award, attributed by the Association des doyens des études supérieures au Québec (ADÉSAQ), recognize the best thesis…

Jason Rowe awarded NASA’s Exceptional Scientific Achievement Medal for exoplanet research

Jonathan Gagné receives the 2016 Plaskett Medal

The Canadian Astronomical Society (CASCA) and the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada (RASC) awarded the J.S Plaskett Medal for 2016 to Jonathan Gagné for the best doctoral thesis in astrophysics in Canada. Jonathan Gagné completed his…

GU Psc b : in Québec Science top 10 discoveries of 2014

Marie-Eve Naud, a PhD student at the institute for Research on Exoplanets (iREx) and Université de Montréal, is in Québec Science top 10 discoveries of 2014.