UQAM CEF receives $3.6M for forest research 

May 10, 2019

The Université de Québec à Montréal’s Centre d'étude de la forêt (CEF) has obtained $3.6M in funding over six years from the Fonds de recherche du Québec – Nature et technologies (FRQNT). The funding is the maximum amount awarded as an infrastructure grant for Strategic Clusters such as the CEF. CEF Co-Director Pierre Drapeau stated that the funding is recognition of the centre’s work in basic research, forest ecosystems research, and implementation of new strategies and planning practices. The grant will be used to consolidate CEF’s activities, including student participation in symposia, organization of thematic workshops, and international faculty mobility. UQAM (QC)