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Remembering Jarrett Rudy (1970 - 2020)

Born November 14, 1970, in Stratford, and raised in Tavistock, Ontario. He died at home on April 4, 2020, from complications following heart surgery, at 49 years of age. His early passing is deeply mourned by his wife, Cynthia Kelly, father and mother, Bob & Joan (Korgaard) Rudy, brother and sister-in-law, Jensen & Heidi (Janzen) Rudy, their two children, Daniel & Kate Rudy, and Heidi’s father, Peter Janzen.

Published: 16 Apr 2020

CIRM welcomes Anna Giaufret, international member from Université de Gênes

CIRM invites you to meet Anna Giaufret, international member and associate professor of the Department of Languages and French and Modern Culture of Université de Gênes. Temporarily in Montreal until November 30th, the researcher will partake in CIRM activities and will pursue her researches on Montreal comic art, a topic on which she is preparing a book for 2020, with the Presse de l’Université Laval.

Published: 16 Nov 2019

CIRM mandated to build an advisory committee

On October 22nd, Montreal City Council members came to a mutual research agreement between the City and the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research on Montreal (CIRM) for the realization of a project regarding the implementation of the Politique de l’enfant’s five intervention axes “Naître, grandir, s’épanouir à Montréal: de l’enfant à l’adolescence”.

Published: 16 Nov 2019

Lysandre Champagne receives a SSHRC Scholarship

Congratulations to Lysandre Champagne, CIRM's BMO Doctoral Fellow for 2019-2020, for the reception of a SSHRC PhD Scholarship!

Published: 21 Sep 2019

8 resident scholars appointed at CIRM

CIRM is confirmed as a privileged place of residence for researchers working on Montreal with the appointment of 8 Canadian and foreign researchers as resident and visiting scholars for the summer of 2019 and the upcoming academic year!


Published: 5 Jul 2019

CIRM welcomes two new members

CIRM is pleased to announce the addition of two new members: Guillaume Éthier (UQAM) and Matthew Claudel (MIT)!


Published: 5 Jul 2019

CIRM welcomes visiting scholar Fabio Scetti

CIRM is pleased to welcome linguist Fabio Scetti for a three-months research residency!

Dr. Scetti holds a PhD from Université Paris Descartes and is currently an associate researcher at CLESTHIA Laboratory (Université Sorbonne Nouvelle). His work in sociolinguistics and lexicography focuses mainly on migrations, language variations and minority languages ​​in danger.

Published: 21 Jun 2019

Montreal wins the Smart Cities Challenge!

The City of Montreal wins $ 50 million for Infrastructure Canada's first Smart Cities Challenge!

This competition is designed to encourage Canadian municipalities to adopt a "smart city" approach in order to find solutions to issues that affect their communities through innovation and open data.

Published: 15 May 2019

CIRM welcomes 13 new researchers

CIRM is proud to welcome 13 new members affiliated to ten canadian and international universities and organizations :

Published: 19 Apr 2019

"J'apprends le français" Pairing Program in the News


"Ce programme permet aux non-francophones d’apprendre le français dans un contexte familier, mais il favorise également, chez les jeunes qui visitent les nouveaux locuteurs, une meilleure compréhension de la réalité de nos nouveaux compatriotes. Tout le monde y gagne!"

Published: 10 Apr 2019

CIRM's Team is Growing!

CIRM is pleased to welcome three new research assistants on its team! Karolyne Arseneault (Project Manager), veronique.leblanc [at] (Véronique Leblanc) (Events and Public Relations Assistant) and felycia.thibaudeau [at] (Félycia Thibaudeau) (Editorial Assistant) will take an active part in CIRM's development!


Published: 19 Feb 2019

Three Resident Scholars for the year 2018-2019

The CIRM welcomes three Resident Scholars for the academic year 2018-2019: Claude Fortin, Imen Ben Jemia and Simon Ng.


Published: 16 Nov 2018

The CIRM joins the movement

CIRM is proud to announce that two of its projects join the Je fais Montréal movement : the Urban Living Challenge and La faim et ses moyens : des récits à l'action citoyenne!

Selected among over 250 applications, they have been included in the list of

Published: 16 Nov 2018

Survey on the location of work activities

Where does work take place?

Economists, planners and city managers rely on the assumption that it takes place in offices and other buildings dedicated to economic activity, and in neighbourhoods likewise dedicated to economic activity.

Published: 8 Oct 2018


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