• Presidency of the 84th Congress of Acfas at UQAM

    On May 9th, 2016, Frédéric Bouchard, President of Association francophone pour le savoir (Acfas), opened the 84th Congress of Acfas at Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) in the presence of Denis Coderre, Honorary President of the Congress and Mayor of the city of Montreal, and Dominique Anglade, Minister of Economy, Science and Innovation in Quebec. […]

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  • Newly elected President of ACFAS

    On December 10 2015, Frédéric Bouchard, Deputy Vice-Rector for Research, Creation, Discovery and Innovation and professor of philosophy at Université de Montréal, was elected as President of Association francophone pour le savoir (ACFAS) for two years. Depuis le début, l’Acfas a cherché à susciter des vocations, attiser des passions, transmettre la soif de découvertes Je […]

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  • Research at UdeM: Nomination as Deputy Vice-Rector

    November 17 2015, Frédéric Bouchard, professor of philosophy and first holder of the Esope Chair at Université de Montréal (UdeM), has been named Deputy Vice-Rector for Research, Creation, Discovery and Innovation. As Deputy Vice-Rector, Frédéric Bouchard will share his work with Marie-Josée Hébert (Vice-Rector) and Michel Bouvier (Deputy Vice-Rector), as part of a new approach […]

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  • Philosophy of Biology in Canada: inaugural CPA/CJP symposium

    During the 2015 annual meeting of the Canadian Philosophical Association (CPA), Frédéric Bouchard, then-president of the CPA, opened the inaugural session of a series of symposia co-organized with the Canadian Journal of Philosophy (CJP), called “Philosophy in Canada”. The inaugural symposium was on the topic of philosophy of biology in Canada. As part of this symposium, Frédéric […]

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  • Frédéric Bouchard aux Journées de la relève en recherche

    Conferences: orientation for the next wave of researchers

    As part of the “Journées de la relève en recherche” organized by the Association francophone pour le savoir (ACFAS) and the graduate students consultation led by the Comité intersectoriel étudiant of the Québec’s research funding agency (FRQ) (September 24 and 25 2015), Frédéric Bouchard gave two conferences. “Excellence en recherche” Journées de la relève en […]

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  • The state of research and innovation in Québec: conference at QuébecInnove

    For the first meeting of QuébecInnove (Sept 21 2015), Frédéric Bouchard, director of CIRST, gave the keynote conference on the state of Research and Innovation in Québec (FR) PDF of the powerpoint (in FR): BouchardQuébecInnove.pdf The presention was based on the expertise of many CIRST members. The edited volume “Sciences, technologies et sociétés: de A à Z” comprises many […]

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  • “Research 101” : understanding Quebec’s research system

    A joint workshop with Louise Dandurand, ACFAS’ president and Frédéric Bouchard, director of the CIRST, during the “Journées de la relève en recherche” organized by the ACFAS in 2014

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  • ISHPSSB 2015 conference – Montreal

    Frederic Bouchard was co-chair with Christophe Malaterre for ISHPSSB 2015 Local Organizing Committee. The meeting took place at the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), located right downtown Montréal (Berri-UQAM subway node). It was jointly organized by the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), the Université de Montréal (UdeM) and the Centre interuniversitaire de recherche […]

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  • Fbouchard TEDx@Youth

    “Why do we think we’re so much better than other species?”: TEDx Youth@Montreal conference

    Frédéric Bouchard gave a TEDxYouth@Montreal on the theme “Why do we think we’re so much better than other species?”

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  • concours Philosopher 2014, Collège de Valleyfield

    Conference on philosophy of expertise

    A conference on philosophy of expertise during the Philosopher 2014 contest, Collège de Valleyfield.

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