UQAR receives $800K for cutting-edge equipment in engineering, biology, oceanography

May 15, 2019

The Université du Québec à Rimouski has received $800K from the Canada Foundation for Innovation and le ministère de l’Éducation et de l’Enseignement supérieur to support new laboratories in engineering, biology, and oceanography. A UQAR release states that the university will purchase a dynamic and multiaxial tensile and torsion testing machine for its engineering lab, cellular aging infrastructure for biology, and equipment to study the impact of anthropogenic sounds on marine life. UQAR rector Jean-Pierre Ouellet stated that the laboratories will enable students to better specialize in their respective fields. UQAR (QC)