2023 Soirée d’initiation à la recherche en astrophysique

2023 Soirée d’initiation à la recherche en astrophysique

The Trottier Institute for Research on Exoplanets, in collaboration with the Department of Physics of the Université de Montréal, the Observatoire du Mont-Mégantic and the Centre for Research in Astrophysics of Quebec, is organising the Soirée d’initiation à la recherche en astrophysique, an online version of the popular Journées d’initiation à la recherche en physique, held annually at the Université de Montréal.

This free activity is for Cégep students, and will take place on Wednesday, February 8th from 7PM to 9PM.

Please note the event will be in French.

Register here: https://bit.ly/SIRA_2023

During this evening, you will have the opportunity to meet many graduate students in astrophysics, and to learn more about astrophysics, one of the fields of research of the Department of Physics of the Université de Montréal.

 

Preliminary program (subject to change)

7:00PM: Beginning of the event
7:05PM: Welcome with Marie-Eve Naud and Frédérique Baron, astrophysicists.
7:10PM: Presentation of astrophysics research at the Université de Montréal
7:20PM: What you want to know about the Department of Physics, careers and issues of inclusion and diversity in physics.
7:40PM: Virtual tour of the MIL Campus
7:45PM: Presentation of telescopes with Nathalie Ouellette, astrophysicist and Deputy Director of the Observatoire du Mont-Mégantic and iREx.
8:15PM: Students doing research in astrophysics presentations : Maria Sadikov, Guillaume Lenoir-Craig, Hantz Nozard, Pierrot Lamontagne, Kim Morel, Érika Le Bourdais.
8:45PM: Panel: your questions for our presenters.
8:55PM: Closing remarks and explanations for the raffle.

Presenters

Marie-Eve Naud, Frédérique Baron, Nathalie Ouellette, Julie Hlavacek-Larrondo, Maria Sadikov, Guillaume Lenoir-Craig, Hantz Nozard, Pierrot Lamontagne, Kim Morel, Érika Le Bourdais.

Registration and More information

The meeting will take place on Zoom, so please make sure you can use it. For privacy reasons, it will not be recorded.

To participate, register by filling the form at www.bit.ly/SIRA_2023 before February 8th at noon.

If you register before noon on Feb. 6th you will receive a Zoom link that day. If you register later, you will receive it on February 8th. Places are limited, register quickly!

If you are a Cégep teacher and would like to participate at this event to get information for your students, please register in the same way. We are happy to welcome you.

For more information, contact Marie-Eve Naud, astrophysicist and Education and Public Outreach Coordinator at the Institute for Research on Exoplanets: marie-eve.naud@umontreal.ca.

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