Awards and Prizes

The most recent

$10 million to propel space research at iREx to the outer limits
November 24 2022

$10 million to propel space research at iREx to the outer limits

Landmark gifts from the Trottier Family Foundation ensure Montreal’s place as a leading hub of…

Lisa Dang awarded L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Fellowship
November 22 2022

Lisa Dang awarded L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Fellowship

Lisa Đặng, Trottier postdoctoral researcher at the iREx at the Université de Montréal, receives a…

Marylou Fournier-Tondreau and Thomas Vandal: first recipients of the Lumbroso Grant
November 3 2022

Marylou Fournier-Tondreau and Thomas Vandal: first recipients of the Lumbroso Grant

On October 17, the first recipients of the Lumbroso iREx Ambassador Grant, Marylou Fournier-Tondreau and…

A new distinction for two young iREx researchers
November 1 2022

A new distinction for two young iREx researchers

Érika Le Bourdais and Leslie Moranta, two young researchers who are starting their graduate studies…

Nicolas Cowan elected Fellow of the College of the Royal Society of Canada
October 31 2022

Nicolas Cowan elected Fellow of the College of the Royal Society of Canada

Nicolas Cowan, a member of the McGill Space Institute and iREx, was elected to the…

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…

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…

Two iREx members winners of Excelle Science awards
July 5 2022

Two iREx members winners of Excelle Science awards

The Chapeau, les filles! competition and its Excellence Science award ceremony was held on June…

iREx members stand out for the quality of their teaching!
July 4 2022

iREx members stand out for the quality of their teaching!

As part of the 2021–2022 edition of the Petit Nobel Competition organised within the Université…

Eve Lee wins the Annie Jump Cannon 2022 Award
March 30 2022

Eve Lee wins the Annie Jump Cannon 2022 Award

Eve Lee, a McGill University professor and iREx member, has received the 2022 Annie Jump…

Myriam Prasow-Émond receives a scholarship to pursue her Ph.D. studies in England
March 28 2022

Myriam Prasow-Émond receives a scholarship to pursue her Ph.D. studies in England

Myriam Prasow-Émond, M.Sc. student and member of iREx and the X-TRA Group, has been awarded…

Webb and iREx members in the News!
February 8 2022

Webb and iREx members in the News!

After twenty years of work, the Webb Telescope team finally saw their observatory launch into…