Institut national de la recherche scientifique

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Coordinates: 45°31′0.14″N 73°34′3.26″W / 45.5167056°N 73.5675722°W / 45.5167056; -73.5675722

Institut national de la recherche scientifique - Université du Québec (INRS)
Edifice quebec INRS.jpg
Motto"La science en action pour un monde en evolution" (Science in action for a world in evolution)
TypePublic
Established1969
PresidentArmand Couture
Undergraduatesavailable
Postgraduatesavailable
Location
490, rue de la Couronne, Quebec City
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CampusUrban/Suburban, five campuses throughout Quebec, with campuses in Quebec City and Montreal, Laval, and Varennes.
ColoursWhite      & blue     
NicknameINRS
AffiliationsUACC, IAU
Websitewww.inrs.ca/

The Institut national de la recherche scientifique (English: 'National Institute of Scientific Research') is the research-oriented branch of the Université du Québec that offers only graduate studies. INRS conducts research in four broad sectors: water, earth and the environment; energy, materials and telecommunications; human, animal and environmental health; and urbanization, culture and society.

INRS has facilities in Quebec City, Montreal, Laval, and Varennes. The enabling legislation is An Act respecting educational institutions at the university level. [1]

The Énergie, Matériaux et Télécommunications (EMT, Energy, Materials and Telecommunications) INRS-EMT is part of INRS.

Programs[edit]

Institut National de la recherche scientifique

The Institut national de la recherche scientifique offers programs in:

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www2.publicationsduquebec.gouv.qc.ca/dynamicSearch/telecharge.php? An Act respecting educational institutions at the university level

Further reading[edit]

  • Ferretti, Lucia. L'Université en réseau: les 25 ans de l'Université du Québec. Sainte-Foy: Presses de l'Université du Québec, 1994.

External links[edit]

  • Official INRS web site
  • Environnement Urbain / Urban Environment ISSN 1916-4645, academic journal published by the INRS Centre Urbanisation Culture et Société