Quebec network

research students

about pain

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The Quebec Network of Junior Pain Investigators (QNJPI) was created to bring together student-researchers in the field of pain and promote the creation of new collaborations between students within the various universities of Quebec. 

The last news

RQRD-RQECD Annual Retreat

You are cordially invited to the 15th Annual Retreat of the Quebec Pain Research Network (RQRD), which will take place from 27 at 29 January 2023.

This event is the ideal opportunity to exchange, discuss and forge links between the members of the RQRD, their staff and the members of the Quebec Network of Student Researchers in Pain (RQECD), in an enchanting setting and a friendly atmosphere. .

The RQRD is pleased to announce that it will cover accommodation and food for RQRD members as well as RQECD student members. RQECD members will have to pay a deposit of $100 which will be refunded to them after their participation.

Date: 27 at 29 January 2023

Place: Hotel Chateau Bromont (90, rue de Stanstead, Bromont Quebec J2L 1K6)

In order for the organization of this event to be a success, we ask that you register no later than Friday, December 2 at the link below.  The number of places is limited, we encourage you to register quickly.

180 Second Presentations: Submission by January 8, 2022

North American Pain School (NAPS)

Apply to the North American School of Pain taking place from 18th - 23th June 2023

The North American School of Pain, or NAPS, brings together experts in the fields of pain research and management to provide a unique educational and networking experience for the next generation of clinical research students. and fundamental.

NAPS is reserved for graduate students, postdoctoral researchers and clinician scientists, enrolled full-time in a pain research training program.

Registration deadline: January 27, 2023


RQRD dinner-talk

The next edition of the RQRD dinners will take place this Friday 20th January 2023 from 12:00 p.m. to 13:00 p.m.

Thematic: Writing an evidence synthesis, is it rocket science?

Summary: Evidence syntheses are effective knowledge transfer initiatives designed to provide scientific evidence in plain, jargon-free language using a standardized template. In this presentation, we will introduce the audience to a data summary model and we will present concrete examples of its application to the Canadian Red Cross.

Students success stories

The student successes are recognitions for the students of the Network who distinguish themselves by their achievements, their efforts and their commitment in the field of pain. This distinction can be manifested through publications, prizes, organization of events, creation of knowledge transfer material, academic involvement, as long as the activity demonstrates its link with research. on the pain.

Do not hesitate to submit your application or that of your colleagues by email ou via facebook messenger ! 

Agir pour moi, a program to self-manage chronic pain

Pascale Marier-Deschenes, an RQECD student, stands out with the launch of the project act for me; an online tool to guide people living with chronic pain to undertake a process aimed at better daily functioning and, by extension, pain relief. This program provides a better understanding of what chronic pain consists of while proposing strategies to better cope with it. 

Congratulations to Pascale and her team for creating such a rich tool for patients! 

Spotlight on our members

The RQECD would like to congratulate its members who obtained a training grant from the Fonds de recherche du Québec (FRQ) in 2022! 

FRQS – Doctoral training:

Alice Bruneau (UMcGill)

Mikael Desmons (ULaval)

Philip Patricio (ULaval)

Monica-Sean (UdeS)

FRQNT – Doctoral training:

Sophie Desjardins (UMcGill)

Postdoctoral training:

Martine Bordeleau (UdeS)

Jade Degrandmaison (University of Copenhagen)

FRQS – Doctoral training for holders of a professional degree:

Claudia Picard-Cote (ULaval)

Marion Dagenais (ULaval)

Jacqueline Tu Anh Thu Lam (UdeM)

Benjamin Provencher (UQTR)

Melanie Roche (UdeS)

Frederique Dupuis (ULaval)

FRQS – Master’s training: 

Claudie Beaulieu (UdeS)

Podcast Let's talk about pain

The Quebec Pain Research Network (RQRD) in collaboration with the Quebec Network of Student Researchers on Pain (RQECD) and the Quebec Association on Chronic Pain (AQDC) is proud to present its podcast channel dedicated to the theme pain research.

You can listen to the episodes via the link below. You can also listen to the podcast on Spotify, Google podcast and Apple podcast.