Amélie Sanfaçon-Verret wins Chief Scientist Award at Science POP 2023 Final

Amélie Sanfaçon-Verret, a PhD student in rehabilitation sciences at Université Laval, affiliated with Cirris, recently won the 1st Chief Scientist Award (valorization challenge) at the 2023 Science POP national grand finale. Her presentation entitled Speech Language Pathology Care Adapted to the Atikamekw Nation: A Necessity! valued research aimed at improving access to culturally safe speech-language pathology care, adapted to the Atikamekw Nation, and contributing to improving the quality of life of its members.

The provincial science communication final, organized under the aegis of the Fonds de recherche du Québec-santé (FRQS), was held on May 28 at the Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal (IRCM). Fifteen Quebec research institutions took part in the 2023 edition of this popular science competition, which aims to promote science-society dialogue.