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My Thesis in 400 Words: Lisa Dang
September 9 2022

My Thesis in 400 Words: Lisa Dang

Lisa Dang, an iREx student at McGill University, submitted her thesis in the summer of…

The NIRPS Spectrograph – Interview with our astronomers
September 7 2022

The NIRPS Spectrograph – Interview with our astronomers

The Near InfraRed Planet Searcher (NIRPS) is an instrument that was recently installed at the…

My Time at iREx: James Sikora
September 7 2022

My Time at iREx: James Sikora

James Sikora, a postdoctoral fellow at Bishop’s University, joined the iREx in September 2019. In…

InitiaSciences stands out at the Défi OSEntreprendre
September 7 2022

InitiaSciences stands out at the Défi OSEntreprendre

Earlier this year, we were thrilled to learn that the InitiaSciences team won the regional…

Detecting exoplanets with one of the most powerful instruments ever designed – Interview with Romain Allart
September 7 2022

Detecting exoplanets with one of the most powerful instruments ever designed – Interview with Romain Allart

Last February, the European Southern Observatory (ESO) announced the discovery of a small exoplanet around…

Webb’s dazzling first images are just the beginning
September 6 2022

Webb’s dazzling first images are just the beginning

To mark the release of the Webb Telescope’s first images over the Summer of 2022,…

Signs of CO2 in a planet beyond our Solar System
August 25 2022

Signs of CO2 in a planet beyond our Solar System

Showing how precise it can be, the James Webb Space Telescope detects the first definitive…

An extrasolar world covered in water?
August 24 2022

An extrasolar world covered in water?

With the help of instruments designed partly in Canada, a team of Université de Montréal…

Nicolas Cowan, Finalist for the 2021 Relève scientifique Prize
July 5 2022

Nicolas Cowan, Finalist for the 2021 Relève scientifique Prize

Nicolas Cowan, Professor at McGill University and a member of both iREx and the McGill…

My Thesis in 400 Words: Myriam Prasow-Émond
July 5 2022

My Thesis in 400 Words: Myriam Prasow-Émond

Myriam Prasow-Émond, an iREx student at the Université de Montréal, submitted her Master’s thesis in…

My Thesis in 400 Words: Anne Boucher
July 5 2022

My Thesis in 400 Words: Anne Boucher

Anne Boucher, an iREx student at the Université de Montréal, submitted her doctoral thesis at…

Countdown to Webb’s First Images
July 5 2022

Countdown to Webb’s First Images

The commissioning of the James Webb Space Telescope is nearly over. The sunshield, mirrors, instruments…