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21 March 2016

Bénédicte L. Tremblay Receives Second Place at the 2015-2016 Edition of the Cogito Competition


The student’s thesis is to be presented on the small screen.

Bénédicte L. Tremblay, a doctoral student in nutrition, received second place in the Cogito outreach competition for her research on the dietary impacts of “omic” technologies on cardiometabolic health in families. She has completed her doctoral studies under the supervision of Marie-Claude Vohl, a professor at the School of Nutrition and an INAF member.

Bénédicte will receive a $1,000 grant and her research will be presented on the television station Canal Savoir at the following times:

  • Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at 8pm
  • Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at 12:30pm
  • Friday, April 1, 2016 at 9:30pm
  • Saturday, April 2, 2016 at 5:30pm
  • Sunday, April 3, 2016 at 10:00 am


Cogito is organized by the Université Laval’s association for students enrolled in graduate studies (Association des étudiantes et étudiants de la Laval inscrits aux études supérieures—AELIÉS). The objective of the competition is to highlight the excellence, knowledge and involvement of graduate students at Université Laval in research and creation projects.


Congratulations to Bénédicte on this distinction!

To watch the episod  «Améliorer sa santé et son bien-être» [in French only]