2020-2021 Graduation Ceremony

The 2020-2021 graduation ceremony took place virtually on May 15, 2021, at 2:00 pm.

Graduation Ceremony 2020-2021

You’re part of the 2020-2021 graduating cohort?

An official invitation has been sent to you by email. You must confirm your attendance at convocation by Friday, April 30, 2021 by completing the online form.

If your graduation is certified by the registrar’s office between May 1, 2020 and March 11, 2021, you are part of the 2020-2021 graduating cohort. All student members who completed their studies after this time will participate in the 2022 convocation. Diplomas will be mailed to you. It is important to verify that your mailing information is current and accurate in the IDÉ Academic Portal so that your diploma is mailed to the correct address.

Each year, INRS is proud to crown the efforts and dedication of the students who completed their graduate program!

Highlight excellence

The INRS awards honours to graduates who have distinguished themselves by their performance, achievement or contribution to scientific life throughout their master’s or doctoral studies.

  • International Recognition Award
  • Innovation Award
  • Student Leadership Award
  • Best Master’s Thesis Award
  • Best PhD Thesis Award  

Two graduate students (master’s and PhD) will also be awarded the Chief Executive Officer’s Award of Excellence, and one graduate received the Governor General’s Academic Gold Medal.

Lumières Awards

INRS Foundation give Lumières Awards at the virtual graduation ceremony. Lumières Awards outstanding graduates who shine a spotlight on the importance of science in society and promote the excellence of INRS’s research and training activities.

  • Firestarter Award, to recent graduates whose promising start to their careers is a source of inspiration for our student community.
  • Trailblazer Award, graduates who have distinguished themselves through their exceptional careers and commitment to their community, both in Quebec and around the world.
  • Starbust Award, graduate who has shown outstanding commitment to INRS’s growth and its contribution to Quebec’s economic, social, or cultural development.

Student file eligibility and general information

If you have any questions about invitations or registration for the ceremony, please write to collationdesgrades@inrs.ca. If you are unsure about the status of your graduation record, please write registrariat@inrs.ca.

You have questions about invitations or registration for the ceremony? Write to us.