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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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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,


Sheryl Bourgaize and Félix Fiset

North American Congress on Biomechanics: Sheryl Bourgaize and Félix Fiset win the honours!

Congratulations to Cirris’ students Sheryl Bourgaize and Félix Fiset who won the Canadian Biomechanical Society President’s Award for their poster presented at the North American Congress on Biomechanics.


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


Aude Porcedda, Ph.D

culture, inclusion, social participation, sustainable development, management of change
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