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Challenge Winners

Last November 21 during the Québec Mines + Energy convention, students from around Québec participated in a range of challenges related to energy and mining. Below is the list of winners for each category.

Renewable Energy Research Challenge

The purpose of the “Renewable Energy Research Challenge” is to highlight Québec’s energy transition issues and recent developments in renewable energy.

The first place winner for a $2,000 prize in the Renewable Energy Challenge:

Keena A. Trowell, McGill University

Dominique Deschênes, Directrice générale des opérations et de l’innovation, Transition énergétique Québec, Keena A. Trowell, McGill University and Louis Germain, Directeur général de l’électricité, Ministère de l’Énergie et des Ressources naturelles (MERN).

The second place winner for a $1,000 prize in the Renewable Energy Challenge:

Ayaovi Locoh, Université Laval

Dominique Deschênes, Directrice générale des opérations et de l’innovation, Transition énergétique Québec, Ayaovi Locoh, Université Laval and Louis Germain, Directeur général de l’électricité, MERN.

Geoscience Research Challenge

University students enrolled in an Earth Science program were invited to enter the Geoscience Research Challenge. The contest consisted of presenting research projects carried out Québec universities. The winners received a certificate of excellence and a scholarship in recognition of the quality of their presentations.

Scholarships Awarded

University Level Prize 2018 Winners
Doctorate – 1st prize

$2,000

Haiming Liu, Université Laval
Doctorate – 2nd prize

$700

Javier Fernandez Reynes, INRS-ÉTÉ
Maîtrise – 1st prize

$1,500

Floriane Guillevic, CERM-UQAC
Maîtrise – 2nd prize

$500

Valérie Roy, IREM-UQAT
Special mention

 

Julien Huguet, CERM-UQAC
Total

$4,700

 

Robert Giguère, Directeur général de géologie Québec, MERN, Yan Ducharme, SOQUEM, Haiming Liu, Université Laval, Serge Perreault, AQUEST.

Robert Giguère, Directeur général de géologie Québec, MERN, Yan Ducharme, SOQUEM, Javier Fernandez Reynes, INRS-ETE and Serge Perreault, AQUEST.

Robert Giguère, Directeur général de géologie Québec, MERN, Yan Ducharme, SOQUEM, Floriane Guillevic, CERM-UQAC and Serge Perreault, AQUEST.

 

Robert Giguère, Directeur général de géologie Québec, MERN, Yan Ducharme, SOQUEM, Valérie Roy, IREM-UQAT and Serge Perreault, AQUEST.

 

Robert Giguère, Directeur général de géologie Québec, MERN and Julien Huguet, CERM-UQAC.

Québec Mines + Énergie 2018 MINING Challenge

The Québec Mines 2018 MINING + Energy Challenge was aimed at 2nd and 3rd year students enrolled in the mineral technology program and possessing the necessary basics to develop an exploitation strategy. The two winning teams received scholarships.

The first place winning team for a $1,500 prize in the Mining Challenge consisted of:

Ryan Martial and Souleymane Traore Gnango, Abitibi-Témiscamingue Cégep.

Robert Giguère, Directeur général de géologie Québec, MERN, Marc Legault, Abitibi-Témiscamingue Cégep, and Christine Croteau, COREM.

The second place winning team for a $600 prize in the Mining Challenge consisted of:

Antoine Paquet, Alexandre Bélise-Lafleur and Abdoulaye Sangare.

Robert Giguère, Directeur général de géologie Québec, MERN, Valérye Desbiens, Thetford Cégep, and Christine Croteau, COREM.

Québec Mines + Énergie 2018 EXPLO Challenge

A race against time

Québec Mines + Énergie and AQUEST held another edition of the EXPLO Challenge. Three teams of three students each, representing three universities, had to develop an exploration project in 12 hours. The winning team, whose exploration project was judged the most promising, received the grand prize in the form of a $3,000 scholarship.

The winning team in the EXPLO Challenge consisted of:

Jean-Philippe Fleury, Thierry-Karl Gélinas and Christopher Grondin, Université Laval.

Robert Giguère, Directeur général de géologie Québec, MERN, Thierry-Karl Gélinas, Jean-Philippe Fleury, Christopher Grondin and Isabelle Cadieux, SIDEX.

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