Address: 1650 Boulevard Lionel-Boulet, Varennes, QC J3X 1P7, Canada
‘Science in action for a world in evolution’ is Institut national de la recherché scientifique. It is the research-oriented branch of the Universite du Quebec which only offers graduate studies. It conducts research in four broad sectors such as water, earth, and environment (energy, materials, and telecommunications), and urbanization, culture, and society. The enabling legislation is An Act respecting educational institutions at the university level.
Institut national de la recherché scientifique has several parts such as Theenergie, Materiaux, et Telecommunications (EMT, Energy, Materials, and Telecommunications) INRS-EMT. The programs in this university include
- Energy, Materials, and Telecommunications ( Master in energy and materials sciences; Masters in telecommucations; Doctorate in telecommunications; and Masters in telecommunications)
- Water, Earth, and Environment (Masters in water sciences; Doctorate in water sciences; Masters in earth Sciences; Masters in earth sciences; and Doctorate in earth sciences)
- Urbanization, Culture, and Society (Masters and Doctorate in urban studies; Masters and Doctorate in demography; and Masters in research practice and public action).