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Institut national de la recherche scientifique

Institut national de la recherche scientifique - Université du Québec (INRS)
Motto "La science en action pour un monde en evolution" (Science in action for a world in evolution)
Established 1969
Type Public
President Armand Couture
Undergraduates available
Postgraduates available
Location 490, rue de la Couronne Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
Campus Urban/Suburban, five campuses throughout Quebec, with campuses in Quebec City and Montreal, Laval, and Varennes.
Colours White      & blue     
Nickname INRS
Affiliations UACC, IAU

The Institut national de la recherche scientifique (French, National Institute of Scientific Research) is the research-oriented branch of the Université du Québec which only offers graduate studies. INRS conducts research in four broad sectors: water, earth and the environment; energy, materials and telecommunications; human, animal and environmental health; and urbanization, culture and society.

INRS has facilities in Quebec City, Montreal, Laval, and Varennes. The enabling legislation is An Act respecting educational institutions at the university level. [1]

The Énergie, Matériaux et Télécommunications (EMT, Energy, Materials and Telecommunications) INRS-EMT is part of INRS.


  • Programs 1
  • References 2
  • Further reading 3
  • External links 4


Institut National de la recherche scientifique

The Institut national de la recherche scientifique offers programs in:

  • Water, Earth and Environment
  • Energy, Materials and Telecommunications
    • Masters in energy and materials sciences
    • Doctorate in energy and materials sciences
    • Masters in telecommunications
      • Joint Network IT
    • Doctorate in telecommunications
    • Masters in telecommunications
  • INRS - Institute Armand Frappier
    • Masters in experimental health sciences
    • Masters in applied microbiology
    • Masters in virology and immunology
    • Doctorate in virology and immunology
    • Doctorate in biology
  • Urbanization, Culture and Society
    • Masters in urban studies
    • Doctorate in urban studies
    • Masters in demography
    • Doctorate in demography
    • Masters in research practice and public action


  1. ^ An Act respecting educational institutions at the university level

Further reading

  • Ferretti, Lucia. L'Université en réseau: les 25 ans de l'Université du Québec. Sainte-Foy: Presses de l'Université du Québec, 1994.

External links

  • web siteINRSOfficial

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