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Suzanne King named co-Principal Investigator of the new Réseau Inondation Inter-Sectoriel du Quebec

Suzanne King

Suzanne King is one of the four co-principal investigators of the new Réseau Inondation Inter-Sectoriel du Quebec (RIISQ - the Intersectorial Flood Network of Quebec). Bringing together more than 120 researchers from 16 universities of Quebec, as well as dozens of governmental and non-governmental partners, its mission is to find and implement solutions to the problem of flooding in the province. The RIISQ was funded by all three Fonds de recherche du Québec.  Suzanne King represents the Health aspect of the network.  The official launch was Monday April 15


When you do something automatically, you lose control.  It's what happens to kleptomaniacs. - Salah El Mestikawy Listen to a recent radio show that aired on France Culture on kleptomania, including an interview with Salah El Mestikawy.
The Douglas Research Centre researcher Véronique Bohbot was interviewed by Matthieu Dugal about the effects of video games on the brain, and specifically how these affect the hippocampus. View the video here (in French only) :  
A recent article in the Metro newspaper highlights the work of Professor Srividia Iyer, which aims to develop preventive approaches for youth at risk of psychosis..   Excerpt: «The idea of early intervention is to make sure youth look for help and do it early, says Srividia Iyer. This requires working with teachers, family physicians or even CEGEPs. We need to help those who are best able to see a first psychotic event, or, if someone comes to talk to them, we need to know what to tell them. ...

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