Students


Get to know INAF and its rich and welcoming environment!

A unique learning
Environment in Canada


INAF stands as Canada’s largest collective of researchers solely committed to the study of foods and their components. Our distinctive strength arises from the multidisciplinary and collaborative context of our research work.

Discover our research themes

INAF:
A POWERFUL NETWORK


Our Institute is internationally recognized as a leader in bio-food, nutrition, and health research areas. Our experts put science at the service of food to fulfill our mission and ensure that our actions yield real and sustainable results for the bio-food sector and public health. Our researcher members and their teams are affiliated with fifteen institutions across the province of Quebec!

AFFILIATED INSTITUTIONS

A LIVELY
scientific events program


Our training environment offers young researchers numerous opportunities to expand their knowledge beyond the scope of their research projects.

We offer a comprehensive scientific events program, including a series of conferences, seminars, symposiums, and technology meetings.

UPCOMING EVENTS

International
collaborations


Studying at INAF means becoming part of a collaborative research network that extends beyond borders. These partnerships have positioned the Institute as a leader on the international stage, particularly in key areas such as food safety, natural antimicrobials, eco-design of food processes, and the impact of nutrition on brain health, microbiota, and metabolic health.

INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATIONS


FIND YOUR RESEARCH SUPERVISOR


Future INAF student-members must first find a researcher who will supervise their graduate studies. Here are some tips to assist you in your search.

Student life
INAF: A COMMUNITY


Discover what makes INAF an engaging and vibrant learning environment! We take pride in nurturing the next generation of scientists, providing them with enriching experiences at our Institute, and fostering a strong sense of community through social and integration activities.

Get involved in student life

FUNDING SUPPORT
ACCESS TO THE RESEARCH ENVIRONMENT


We provide comprehensive support to our student members, offering funding opportunities for new members and throughout their studies at our Institute. Explore the various scholarship programs available to help you develop your research skills!

Consult the scholarship programs


DISCOVER INAF RESEARCHERS


INAF brings together 127 researchers working on a variety of research projects. Find out about their interests and research projects.

Upcoming events
for students

 
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15 March 2024 | 10:00 - 11:30 Conférences

Venez discuter des travaux de Simone Lemieux sur le plaisir de manger lors de cet atelier Parlons bouffe.

Salle multimédia de l'INAF (PSA 1724-Z)

 
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20 March 2024 | 12:00 - 13:00 Conférences

Une série de webinaires gratuits présentés par la Société québécoise de lipidologie, de nutrition et de métabolisme. Webinaire du 20 mars 2024 : mieux connaître la qualité de l'offre alimentaire : un incontournable en appui aux politiques publiques et à la santé des populations.

En ligne, sur Zoom.

 
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09 April 2024 | 09:00 - 16:15 Conférences

Ne manquez pas la journée France-Québec sur l'IA et l'alimentation du 9 avril prochain, préparée par les équipes de l’INAF, du SCAI (Sorbonne Center for Artificial Intelligence) et de l’Institut intelligence et données de l'Université Laval !

Terminal de croisière – Port de Québec