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Valérie Toupin-Dubé awarded Equiterre's Laure Waridel Bursary


Congratulations to Valérie Toupin-Dubé, BSc(AgEnvSc) '16, winner of Equiterre’s Laure Waridel Bursary. The bursary was established in 2008 by Equiterre and the Caisse d’économie solidaire Desjardins for students committed to pursuing and disseminating research on environmental and social action.

Published: 4May2016

Less body fat for toddlers taking vitamin D


Supplement given during first year of life critical for muscle-mass development

A healthy intake of vitamin D in the first year of life appears to set children up to have more muscle mass and less body fat as toddlers, according to a new study published in the journal Pediatric Obesity.

The findings emerged from research initially aimed at confirming the importance of vitamin D for bone density. The additional benefit in terms of body composition came as a surprise for the research team.

Published: 2May2016

Ph.D. Thesis Defense: Ms. Kristen Lee Whitbeck: Understanding aspen in the James Bay area of Quebec at multiple scales

Macdonald-Stewart Building MS2-022, 21111 Lakeshore Road, St Anne de Bellevue, QC, H9X 3V9, CA

pre-defense will be at 13:15  (room MS2-084)