CRMR News and Events for February 2024!

12 March 2024

Below you will find news and updates from the CRMR for the month of February 2024, enjoy your reading!

For a detailed list of news and upcoming events, please refer to the main page of the CRMR website, as well as our social networks (Facebook, LinkedIn  and Twitter) and the CRMR Youtube Channel!

CRMR’s events

  • March 01, 2024- 1 pm. Luciana Gondim de Almeida Guimaraes’ thesis defense. Details here!
  • Launch of the CRMR science outreach fellowship for the winter 2024 session! Details here!
  • March 6, 2024. Deadline to register for the « three minute thesis» faculty competition. Learn more!
  • March 13, 2024. « Three minute thesis » practice session. Details here!
  • March 14, 2024- 2pm. Conference by Vicky Vaskelis, co-president and general manager of the RéUTILisONs Virtual Sorting Centre, on « preventing and reducing the end-of-life impacts of office furniture ». Details here!
  • March 15, 2024- 10am. Conference by Nishiyama Yoshiharu, Director of Research at the National Center for Scientific Research (CNR) Center for Research on Plant Macromolecules (CERMAV), Grenoble, France, entitled « Thermodynamic of swelling work of wood ». Details here!

Important dates – Financing, Awards and Congresses

  • March 11, 2024. Deadline for applications for the Prix du Québec Scientifiques. Details here!
  • March 22, 2024-17h. The deadline for submitting the letter of intent to the call for projects- PSO-International Québec-France Collaboration CRIBIQ – Institut Carnot MICA. Details here!
  • April 5, 2024. Deadline to submit applications for the Chisholm Award for Innovation in Forestry. Details here!
  • May 7, 2024. Deadline for pre-applications to the « Partnership Research Program on Greenhouse Gas Reduction – Launch of the Ecofiscal Component ». Details here!
  • September 26, 2024. Deadline for the call for proposals « A new program for research activities in the Innovation Zone – Energy Transition Valley ». Details here!

Achievements and successes

  • Congratulations to Evelyne Thiffault, recipient of a grant from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry! Details here!
  • Congratulations to WANG Xiaodong (Alice), recipient of the New Frontiers in Research Fund grant worth $500,000! Details here!

 Learning and know-how!

  • Forest, biomass and bioenergy: a comparative analysis between British Columbia and Québec! View content!

Read on!

Articles published in peer-reviewed research journals

  • Akbari, V., Vanslambrouck, S., Landry, V. (2024). Chemical surface densification of sugar maple through Michael addition reaction. Wood Science and Technology.
  • Chen, Y., Wang, X. A., Li, D., Rodrigue, D., Gosselin, L. (2024). Hygrothermal performance of straw bales split-insulation wall assembly in cold and humid climates. Energy and Buildings, Volume 307, 15 March 2024, 113974.
  • Morin-Bernard, A., Achim, A., Coops, N. C., White, J. C. (2024). Integration of tree-ring data, Landsat time series, and ALS-derived topographic variables to quantify growth declines in black spruce. Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 557.
  • Sokhangou, F., Sorelli, L., Chouinard, L., Dey, P., Conciatori, D. Detecting Multiple Damages in UHPFRC Beams through Modal Curvature Analysis. Sensors 2024, 24(3), 971;

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