2023 SCIENCE POP : CRIR students Pauline Lemersre and Madhura Lotlikar on their way to the provincial grand final!


The Science POP provincial final is : 30 finalists, 15 Quebec institutions and 3 science communication challenges!

Saturday and Sunday: May 27 and 28, 2023 | In-person and online competition

The two winners of the first edition of CRIR’s internal science communication competition, Pauline Lemersre, (supervised by Anne Hudon (CRIR-IURDPM), Université de Montréal (Mobilization challenge) and Madhura Lotlikar (supervised by Marc Roig (CRIR-HJR), McGill University (Popularization challenge), will represent CRIR by presenting their work in person, in front of a diverse audience and the jury members. The winners will be announced on Sunday, May 28, at 4:30 p.m., during the awards ceremony.

Popularization Challenge: Madhura Lotlikar – Presentation #5 | Saturday, May 27 – 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Mobilization Challenge: Pauline Lemersre – Presentation #18 | Sunday, May 28 – 10:40 a.m. to 12 p.m.


Encourage CRIR’s STUDENT RELIEF by attending the provincial grand finale in person or online.
This competition is open to anyone interested in learning more about health sciences and research.

The grand finale of the Science POP competition will be held at the Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal (IRCM). The presentations will also be broadcast live online, so that any citizen can attend.


Learn more about:

  • To learn more about the Science POP Provincial Grand Finals and to see photos and presentations from Madhura Lotlikar (Popularization challenge) and Pauline Lemersre (M challenge), go to the Science POP homepage, at the bottom of the page, under the Discover… section (finalists are listed alphabetically under each challenge).
  • Ttwo CRIR recipients and the CRIR 2023 internal competition here

IRCM Access

The IRCM is located at:110, Pine Avenue W, Montreal, QC H2W 1R7

  • By subway: Sherbrooke (orange line), Place-des-Arts (green line) or Saint-Laurent green line) stations.
  • By car: ***NOTICE: there is heavy roadwork all around the IRCM*** Parking ($) is available at Hôtel-Dieu and on Prince-Arthur