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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,

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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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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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Mike in conference room

Thesis defense of Pierre Langevin

The effects of different rehabilitation approaches following mild traumatic brain injury

Pierre Langevin / PhD student in Clinical and Biomedical Sciences
Wednesday,

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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),

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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,

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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).

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An electronic bracelet to prevent workplace injuries

Alexandre Campeau-Lecours, a professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Université Laval and a regular researcher at Cirris, developed with his team an electronic bracelet to counter injuries due to repetitive movements in the workplace.

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Julien Chung illutration in La Presse

Mechatronics at the service of rehabilitation

Developing technologies to make life easier for people with disabilities is part of Cirris’ mission. The team of Alexandre Campeau-Lecours,

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Benoit Gosselin and Alexandre Campeau-Lecours awarded an NSERC Alliance Missions grant of $992,000

Benoit Gosselin, Full Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Alexandre Campeau-Lecours, Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering,

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Lecture by Philippe Fournier as part of National Hearing Day

Philippe Fournier is an audiologist an assistant professor in the Department of Rehabilitation at Université Laval’s Faculty of Medicine and a regular researcher at Cirris.

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What do we know about the long COVID? Radio interview with Gilles Drouin

Post-COVID-19 syndrome, commonly referred to as long COVID, manifests as symptoms that persist for months after infection. However, the resources devoted to combating this condition are limited.

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