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2017-2018 laureates

Discover the 2017-2018 laureates of the Fonds de soutien à l'innovation sociale.

A total of 10 projects from 6 faculties were assessed. They break down as follows:

  • Component 1 – Mobilization: 1 project
  • Component 2 – Local transfer and adoption: 8 projects
  • Component 3 – Extensive transfer and adoption: 1 project

Laureates are especially noteworthy for the measures they will put in place to foster the adoption of social innovations by the target communities, the interdisciplinarity of the actors involved in co-developing the innovative solution, the roles assigned to students within the partnership, and the anticipated benefits for the partners and society.

Marion Savoie, Faculty of Education

Reading together, a knowledge mobilization project focused on youth literacy
Component 1 – Mobilization

Partners:

  • TD Canada Trust
  • Carrefour des Générations Québec
  • Sentiers littéraires
  • Institut national de la recherche scientifique
  • Université Laval Library
  • Faculty of Arts and Human Sciences

Chantale Desmarais, Faculty of Medicine

Communicating better to facilitate participation: training for recreation workers
Component 1 – Mobilization

Partners:

  • Clinique d'orthophonie sociale de Québec
  • Patro Roc-Amadour
  • Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation and Social Integration (CIRRIS)
  • Faculty of Social Sciences
  • Faculty of Education

Hélène Lee-Gosselin, Faculty of Business Administration

Tooling up for women’s health in the Québec City area
Component 2 – Local transfer and adoption

Partners:

  • Égale-Action
  • Comité d'aide aux femmes sourdes de Québec
  • Maison L'Éclaircie
  • Maison Marie-Rollet
  • SOS Grossesse
  • Sexplique
  • Viol Secours
  • Institut Femmes, Sociétés, Égalité et Équité
  • Claire-Bonenfant Chair – Women, Knowledge, and Societies
  • Faculty of Social Sciences
  • Faculty of Education

Josée Savard, Faculty of Social Sciences

Implementation of a counselling group to reduce fear of cancer recurrence
Component 3 – Extensive transfer and adoption

Partners:

  • Hôpital du Saint-Sacrement
  • Fondation du CHU de Québec-Université Laval
  • Hôtel-Dieu de Québec
  • Centre de liaison sur l’intervention et la prévention psychosociales (CLIPP)
  • CHUM
  • CIUSSS de l’Est-de-l’Ile-de-Montréal/Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont
  • CIUSSS de la Mauricie-et-du-Centre-du-Québec
  • Hôtel-Dieu d'Arthabasca
  • Université Laval School of Psychology

Congratulations to the recipients!