September 19, 2024

Science POP - CRCHUS

Welcome !

Whether it's exploring the functioning of human body systems or testing new treatments or new practices, at CRCHUS no effort is spared to be as close as possible to the real lives of patients.

The POP science competition is an opportunity for our young researchers and students never to forget the human being at the tip of the cells and protocols they are studying. It's about getting to know each other better, because science is for everyone!

Call for applications

Dear graduate, medical residents and postdoctoral students, the Centre de recherche du CHUS invites you to take part in the Science POP 2024 competition, a unique opportunity to showcase your skills and share your passion for research.

Three exciting categories of challenges are waiting for you:

Free registrations are open from May 9th to June 9th. You can register for more than one category, and must fill out the registration form or go to page Pick a challenge to take part.

Those selected to participate will receive preparatory training from experts. The public local final will take place on September 19th at La Petite Boîte Noire at 5pm. The winners will represent CRCHUS at the provincial final, being held on November 21st and 22nd at the IRCM in Montreal.

For more information, visit the How to participate section on the competition website or contact Blanche Sénicourt at

Take up the challenge and contribute to promoting CRCHUS scientific research to the public!

What is Science POP?

Science POP is a Quebec-wide initiative in scientific communication that aims to promote the dialogue between science and society, while encouraging the personal and professional accomplishment of graduate students in health sciences beyond their research work or academic curriculum.

All relevant details are on the official Science POP website. including the admissibility criteria, the three proposed challenges and the main upcoming milestones.

To stay up-to-date with the latest news, follow the hashtag #sciencepop on Twitter.

What is Science POP?

Getting ready for the challenge - Toolbox

You will find below the documents and tools you will need to participate in this competition, including:

- A commitment form (required to sign up as a challenge candidate);
- Various summary sheets presenting the expectations of each challenge, a few guidelines for the title and description of your presentation, as well as the rules to follow when preparing your presentation and while on stage.
- A .rar folder with the Science POP graphic guidelines, such as official logos, fonts, color codes and slide templates (if any are used in your presentation).

IMPORTANT NOTE: You are responsible for carefully reading the competition rules listed in the 'How to participate' section of the Science POP official website, regarding candidate admissibility and obligations throughout the competition.



Centre de recherche du CHUS

58, Rue Meadow Sherbrooke, QC Canada, J1H 6N2

Registration period

May 9, 2024 - 12:00 AM until June 9, 2024 - 11:59 PM

Submission period

May 9, 2024 - 12:00 PM until June 9, 2024 - 11:59 PM

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