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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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Seniors at higher risk of pedestrian collisions

When driving in a public place, seniors use a different pedestrian avoidance strategy than young people, shows a team from Université Laval following experiments in a virtual environment.


Presenters stand out at the Cirris 2022 Student Conference!

On Thursday, September 29, the 11th Cirris Student Conference was held at the Musée National des Beaux-Arts du Québec. The event generated rich exchanges between students,


Marianne Boyer

Marianne Boyer published in IEEE Sensors

Congratulations to Marianne Boyer, a student at Cirris under the supervision of Professor Alexandre Campeau-Lecours, for her article entitled Calibration and Adjustment Algorithm to Attenuate the Effect of Arm Orientation on a sEMG-Based Muscle Fatigue Indicator,


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

Would you like to support research? You can do it via the Fondation Élan.