2024

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UdeM’s Eclipse Team Wins Rector’s Award for Collaboration
June 19 2024

UdeM’s Eclipse Team Wins Rector’s Award for Collaboration

The Eclipse Team, co-led by iREx members, has been awarded the Université de Montréal’s Rector’s…

My Thesis in 400 Words – Érika Le Bourdais
June 19 2024

My Thesis in 400 Words – Érika Le Bourdais

Érika Le Bourdais, a master’s student at iREx, recently completed her master’s degree at the…

My Thesis in 400 Words – William Frost
June 19 2024

My Thesis in 400 Words – William Frost

William Frost, a master’s student at iREx, recently completed his master’s degree at the Université…

My Thesis in 400 Words: Katherine Thibault
June 15 2024

My Thesis in 400 Words: Katherine Thibault

Katherine Thibault, a master’s student at iREx, recently completed her master’s degree at the Université…

iREx Alum Marylou Fournier Tondreau wins Academic Medal from the Governor General of Canada
June 15 2024

iREx Alum Marylou Fournier Tondreau wins Academic Medal from the Governor General of Canada

Marylou Fournier Tondreau, a previous iREx Master’s student, has been awarded the prestigious Governor General…

A Canadian team joins ESO in milestone agreement for ANDES instrument on the ELT
June 14 2024

A Canadian team joins ESO in milestone agreement for ANDES instrument on the ELT

On June 5th, the European Southern Observatory (ESO) signed an agreement with an international consortium…

Two iREx students win Faculty of Arts and Science Engagement Scholarships
June 11 2024

Two iREx students win Faculty of Arts and Science Engagement Scholarships

Érika Le Bourdais and Kim Morel, two iREx Master’s students in astrophysics, have won this…

UdeM’s Eclipse Ambassadors: Shining Bright in the Eclipse’s Shadow
June 11 2024

UdeM’s Eclipse Ambassadors: Shining Bright in the Eclipse’s Shadow

Thanks to their behind-the-scenes efforts, the 119 eclipse ambassadors trained at the Université de Montréal…

Landolt space mission: artificial stars for more precise measurements of star brightnesses
June 10 2024

Landolt space mission: artificial stars for more precise measurements of star brightnesses

The new NASA Landolt space mission, planned for 2029, promises major scientific breakthroughs. The mission,…

Announcement of JWST time requests selected for Cycle 3
May 23 2024

Announcement of JWST time requests selected for Cycle 3

A total of 1931 telescope time proposals were submitted for the James Webb Space Telescope‘s…

iREx’s Deputy Director named as one of 2024’s Emerging Leaders
April 10 2024

iREx’s Deputy Director named as one of 2024’s Emerging Leaders

Exciting news! Nathalie Nguyen-Quoc Ouellette, Deputy Director at iREx, has been honoured as one of…

The solar eclipse on April 8, 2024: a show not to be missed!
March 29 2024

The solar eclipse on April 8, 2024: a show not to be missed!

Astrophysicists from iREx and across Quebec, gathered at the Center for Research in Astrophysics of…