April 18, 2023

Science POP | CRIR Internal Competition


The Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation of Greater Montreal (CRIR) is pleased to have been selected to participate in the first edition of Science POP, the provincial Science Communication Competition.

The organizing committee of the CRIR internal competition, mainly composed of members of the CRIR student committee, will be pleased to welcome you for the CRIR Science Communication Internal Competition on April 18, 2023.

Nine CRIR students at the master's and doctoral levels will present one of the science communication challenges created by Science POP. Recipients of a challenge from the CRIR internal competition will automatically become a finalist in the Science POP provincial grand final. Finalists from the 15 participating institutions will be required to compete in person, in front of a diverse audience and jury members on May 27 and 28, 2023 at the IRCM, in Montreal. The presentations will be broadcast live online, allowing any citizen to attend, regardless of where they live.

CRIR internal competition
The general public is invited to contribute its expertise to the competition as a member of a jury, and to attend the presentations to learn about health research and appreciate the benefits and spin-offs of scientific research.

Prizes The Science POP Finals - Internship offer to the winners
The Science POP Grand Finals will be held on May 27 and 28, 2023 at the Clinical Research Institute of Montreal (IRCM). The provincial winners will be offered, in addition to a cash prize, the opportunity to do a discovery internship in scientific communication with one of the Science POP partners.


📍 When: April 18, 2023, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (EST) | Hybrid mode
📍 Where: in person at the Le Groupe Maurice Amphitheatre of IUGM Research Centre (Montreal), of the CIUSSS du Centre-Sud-de-l'Île-de-Montréal (CCSMTL). It is also possible to attende online, on Zoom.

🚩 Registration required to attend in person or online. Masks must be worn in the Le Groupe Maurice Amphitheater building.

Coordinates and access

Le Groupe Maurice Amphitheatre | Research Centre of Montreal Geriatric University Institute (CRIUGM)

  • Address: CRIUGM: 4545 Queen Mary Road (front parking lot) - Entrance through the « RECHERCHE Santé Vieillissement » door or IUGM: 4565 Queen Mary Road (rear parking lot) - Entrance through the « Entrée des visiteurs - Centre ambulatoire » door.
  • Access by public transportation: metro station: Côte-des-Neiges or Snowdon | Bus 51 or 166.
  • Access by car: 10 minutes from the Lindsay and Gingras pavilions of the IURDPM
  • Paid parking ($10.25). You can also park on the neighbouring street "Cedar-Crescent".

Come back on this site to get informed about all event details.

📍To learn more about CRIR, visit crir.ca.

The Scientific Direction and members of the CRIR Student Committee

Science POP

The Montreal Clinical Research Institute (Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal; IRCM) is proud to welcome CRIR to the Science POP competition, 2022-2023 edition!

For all details pertaining to the Quebec-wide initiative that is Science POP, check out www.sciencepop.ca. To keep track of the developments across the province, follow the hashtag #sciencepop keyword on Twitter!

Science POP is a Quebec-wide initiative proposed by the IRCM and promoted by the FRQS, with the objective of promoting science-society dialogue. Joining the Science POP initiative means developing skills in science communication and showing commitment to the community.

Sincere thanks to our partners

  • FRQ - Fièrement propulsé
  • MÉMO-Qc | Moelle épinière et motricité Québec
  • CRIR


Hybrid event

Le Groupe Maurice amphitheater of IUGM Research Centre

4545, Chemin Queen Mary Montréal, QC Canada, H3W 1W4

Registration period

December 8, 2022 - 12:00 AM until April 17, 2023 - 11:30 PM

Contact us

If you have any questions, please contact administration.crir@ssss.gouv.qc.ca .

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