By cossette - Posted on 22 July 2011

Research Projects

One of the key things that sets INRS apart is that the research we conduct is the result of close collaboration between professors and their multidisciplinary teams, made up of postdoctoral researchers, research associates, professors, and students.

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Research projects

Below is a selection of some of the current research projects for which an English description is available.

Click here to see all research projects currently available in our 4 research centres (you will be redirected to our French website).




Eau Terre Environnement Research Centre



Énergie Matériaux Télécommunications Research Centre

Electrochemical reduction of CO2 on chemically modified metal electrodes (PhD in Science of Materials and Energy) 

Research Supervisor : Ana Tavares


Platform of new ionomers based on polynorbonene for polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells (Master's or PhD in Science of Materials and Energy)

Research Supervisor : Ana Tavares


Synthesis and characterization of metallic thin films/nanoparticules for the oxygen reduction reaction in alkaline medium (PhD in Science of Materials and Energy)

Research Supervisor : Ana Tavares




INRS–Institut Armand-Frappier Research Centre

Iron regulation and acquisition in pathogenic strains of Escherichia coli (Master's in Applied Microbiology or  PhD in Biology)

Research Supervisor : Charles M. Dozois


Role of Wnt4 in hematopoietic stem cells and leukemia (Master's or PhD in Virology and Immunology)

Research Supervisor : Krista Heinonen





Why doing a research project at INRS?

For graduate and postgraduate students, a research project is an excellent way to gain scientific training at the graduate level at a unique, state-of-the-art university that may ultimately become the topic of a master’s thesis or doctoral dissertation.


Pursuing graduate and postgraduate studies at INRS means:

Working as a member of a research team
Having access to facilities with the latest cutting edge technology
Enjoying ready access to our topnotch professors