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Welcome to the Cirris

The Cirris has the mission to develop and mobilize the knowledge that enables social participation of people with disabilities. Driven by a profound culture of interdisciplinary and intersectoral collaboration, this mission is kept up to date through the training of students from various disciplines as well as through the research that is done in close collaboration with disabled people and community partners, various levels of government, healthcare and social services, and the industry.

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Research Topics


sustainable health innovation evaluation network

An investment of $960,000 for the implementation of a sustainable health innovation evaluation network

The CIUSSS de la Capitale-Nationale will be able to count on an exceptional budget of nearly one million dollars to develop the new Réseau d’évaluation de l’innovation en santé durable (REISD),


Congratulations to the winners of the 2022 T. David Sisk Award for Research Excellence

Professor Jean-Sébastien Roy’s scientific team, composed of Fábio Carlos Lucas de Oliveira, Benoit Pairot de Fontenay, Laurent Julien Bouyer and François Desmeules,


Luc J. Hébert will lead the Scientific Council of the The Chronic Pain Centre of Excellence for Canadian Veterans

The Cirris team would like to congratulate Professor Luc J. Hébert on his appointment as Director of Research Partnerships and Chair of the Scientific Council for the The Chronic Pain Centre of Excellence for Canadian Veterans (CPCoE).


Discover our Members

The Cirris has more than 70 researchers from three Quebec universities and eight different faculties


Simon Grondin, Ph. D.

Perception, Sensation, Psychophysics, Cognition, Neuroscience, Laterality, Perception of time, Psychological time

Maude Desjardins, Ph.D.

voice disorders, primary muscle tension dysphonia, presbyphonia, translational research, respiration
Would you like to support research? You can do it via the Fondation Élan.