The Rimouski Institute of Marine Sciences (UQAR-ISMER) at the University of Quebec is currently inviting applications from qualified international students for its 2020 ISMER PhD Excellence scholarship.
This scholarship program aims to recruit up to 10 new full-time students with divers ... read more and apply
The largest French-language university research institute in marine sciences in Canada, the Rimouski Institute of Marine Sciences (ISMER) brings together a large critical mass of researchers and students from various disciplinary backgrounds who are dedicated to discovery and advancing knowledge of coastal environments, with a view to sustainable development.
Attached to the University of Quebec at Rimouski (UQAR), ISMER brings together a community of experts in biology, chemistry, physics and geology. They are particularly interested in the functioning of marine ecosystems with regard to climate change, the impacts of human activity on ecosystems, the enhancement of marine bioresources, marine geology and natural risks. The research work of ISMER professors and students is carried out around the globe, from the Arctic to Africa to Argentina.
The institute's mission is to contribute to the discovery and advancement of fundamental and applied knowledge of the marine and coastal environments, in order to be able to assess the impacts of human activity on the environment and its resources. .
Born from the merger of the Department of Oceanography of UQAR and INRS-Oceanology, ISMER officially commenced operations on 1 st March 1999. At its inception, the Institute had 14 research professors. It currently has 23 positions of professor-researchers and 45 associate professors.