Université Laval professors work tirelessly to make our lives better. Discover how our seasoned experts and intrepid junior researchers are helping resolve the challenges facing the world today.
Promoting an ethical culture
Lyse Langlois helps organizations to revisit their organization of work by creating spaces for discussion where everyone can experiment, reflect, and deliberate on ethical issues.
Understanding eating behaviors to provide better support
Catherine Bégin helps people with dietary issues and eating disorders like anorexia or binge eating.
Integrating technology better in health care
Marie-Pierre Gagnon assesses technologies in health and tailors them to patients’ needs, values, and preferences.
Inventing tomorrow’s assistive technology
Alexandre Campeau-Lecours and his team focus on the needs of individuals to develop robotics and mechatronics technology that helps people living with physical disabilities perform daily activities.
Understanding late-career workers
Marie-Ève Dufour has studied end-of-career management for 10 years and seeks to soften the impact on organizations and the labour market.
Helping the next generation in the North thrive
Gina Muckle studies the effects of environmental contaminants like mercury and PCBs on childhood health and development.
Thwarting environmental contaminants
Mélanie Lemire and her team are working with northern and coastal populations to study how the environment affects their health.
Innovating to respond to employment challenges
François Bernard Malo trains students to be agile and skilled human resources professionals. Inspired by creative approaches to complex problems, he helps organizations innovate.
Raising the quality of the food supply
Véronique Provencher is working to improve the quality of the food supply so that we adopt a healthy diet without even having to try.
Defending our right to live in a sustainable society
Paule Halley raise awareness among legal professionals, governments and citizens to the importance of establishing an effective legal framework to protect the environment.
Improving the use of medication
Sophie Lauzier and her team are developing support programs for women with breast cancer and optimizing their use of oral treatments.
Serge Lacasse identified how pop singers’ voices convey emotion. Now he’s studying how technology is fueling today’s music.
Providing access to clean water
Beauport Bay is once again safe for swimming thanks to Peter Vanrolleghem and his team. This project will also facilitate access to other bodies of water in Québec.
Preserving the dignity of the elderly
Philippe Voyer and his team are the creators of the RADAR screening test. The test decreases detection times for delirium and has been translated into 5 languages.