Marie-Eve Desrochers obtains the Relève étoile Louis-Berlinget prize of FRQNT

Rémi Quirion, Quebec’s Chief Scientist, announces that Marie-Eve Desrochers, a MSc student and member of iREx, receives in August 2018 the Prix Relève Étoile du Fonds de recherche du Québec for her scientific article presenting the discovery of…

Lisa Dang obtains the Relève étoile Louis-Berlinget prize of FRQNT

Rémi Quirion, Quebec’s Chief Scientist, announces that Lisa Dang, a PhD student and member of iREx, receives in May 2018 the Prix Relève Étoile du Fonds de recherche du Québec for her scientific article presenting the detection of…

Prix du recteur 2018 : Olivier Hernandez receives a special mention

Olivier Hernandez, former iREx Coordinator and former Director of Operations for the Observatoire du Mont-Mégantic (OMM), received a mention Coup de coeur in the Inspiration category of the Prix du recteur. M. Hernandez is now Director of the Rio…

René Doyon receives a Killam Research Fellowship

  Astrophysicist René Doyon, professor at UdeM’s Department of Physics, director of the Observatoire du Mont-Mégantic and of the Institute for research on exoplanets, receives a Killam Research Fellowship from the Canada Council for the Arts.  An expert in…

Our Trottier Summer Interns 2018

iREx will be adding six new researchers to their ranks this summer as the Trottier summer interns team up with iREx researchers to tackle various projects related to the detection and study of exoplanets throughout the months…

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…