New initiative from our student, Carter Rhea – http://www.cadena.ca/ – Cadena is a free platform of sharing economy services without ads that aims to create bonds between users to promote exchange. Being a non-profit organization (NPO), Cadena’s goal is to create a sharing economy environment without taking any form of commission from it’s users transactions. Founded in 2019 with a used books selling service, Cadena is currently working on adding more services for 2020. http://quartierlibre.ca/des-etudiants-de-ludem-a-lorigine-dun-site-dechange-de-livres-usages/ 

Gates Cambridge: A global scholarship at Cambridge University – Annabelle Richard-Laferrière is awarded a prestigious Gates scholarship to pursue a PhD at Cambridge University in 2019. https://nouvelles.umontreal.ca/article/2019/04/26/annabelle-richard-laferriere-boursiere-gates-de-l-universite-de-cambridge/

 

Royal Society of CanadaJulie Hlavacek-Larrondo has been elected member of College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists of the Royal Society of Canada. https://nouvelles.umontreal.ca/article/2018/09/11/deux-professeurs-de-l-udem-sont-nommes-au-college-de-nouveaux-chercheurs-de-la-src/

 

ESO fellowshipMarie-Lou Gendron-Marsolais, former Ph. D. student and team member, has been selected for a ESO Postdoctoral Fellowship to work with ALMA.  https://www.almaobservatory.org/en/team/marie-lou-gendron-marsolais/

 

Tout le monde en parle – One of our team members, Julie Hlavacek-Larrondo, was recently invited to the Canadian show Tout Le Monde En Parle to give a widely distributed vulgarization speech on black holes as a tribute to Stephen Hawking.

 

 

Press release – 2018 CFHT press release on novel observations of the the Perseus cluster with the Canada France Hawaii Telescope, see http://cfht.hawaii.edu/fr/news/N1275SITELLE/

 

Press release – 2018 NASA press release on the most massive black holes, also featured in La Presseles Années lumièreshttps://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/chandra/news/supermassive-black-holes-are-outgrowing-theirgalaxies.html

 

La preuve par l’image – One of our team members, Marie-Lou Gendron Marsolais, has been selected as one of eight finalists for the 2017 edition of La Preuve Par L’image, a scientific picture vulgarization competition, to give a speech about a picture of the Perseus Cluster she designed.

 

Press release – 2017 NRAO press release on one of the deepest radio images of the Perseus cluster ever obtained, https://public.nrao.edu/news/galaxy-cluster-mini-halo/

 

Press release – 2017 NASA press release on a giant wave identified in the Perseus Cluster that includes members from our team, https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2017/scientists-find-giant-wave-rolling-through-the-perseus-galaxycluster/