• Chronicles from the future: collaboration with Bienvenue en 2067 on Radio-Canada Première

    During the 2017 Summer Season, Frédéric Bouchard collaborated on Radio-Canada Première’s futuristic program Bienvenue en 2067. Hosted by Jean-René Dufort, this program is intended as mix of humorous futurology, scientific speculations and informed reflections. M. Bouchard acts as a columnist on a broad range of topics that go from algorithms to toleration. On his first […]

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  • UdeM: Nomination as Dean of the Faculty of arts and sciences

    Since June 1st 2017, Frédéric Bouchard is the new Dean of the Faculty of arts and sciences (FAS) of Université de Montréal (UdeM). After serving as Deputy Vice-Rector for Research, Creation, Discovery and Innovation, M. Bouchard will now serve as Dean of the FAS, thus succeeding to Tania Sabia who was interim Dean for the […]

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  • Presidency of the 85th Congress of Acfas at McGill University

    On May 9th, at McGill University, Frédéric Bouchard, president of l’Association francophone pour le savoir (ACFAS) inaugurated the 85th congress of the association in the presence of Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, Dominique Anglade, Minister of Economy, Science and Innovation, Richard Bergeron, Member of the Executive Committee of the city of Montreal, Suzanne Fortier, […]

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  • Quebec and Canada’s annual budget: interview in Le Devoir on the impacts on research

    On april 8th 2017, Frédéric Bouchard, president of l’Association francophone pour le savoir (Acfas) gave an interview to Le Devoir newspaper on the major differences between funds allocated to research in both Quebec and Canada’s annual budgets. While Quebec’s budget was met with relief by M. Bouchard, Canada’s budget was a source of concerns. Such responses […]

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  • Scientific culture, SQRI & knowledge-based society: interviews of Frédéric Bouchard in Le Devoir

    On February 18th 2017, the Quebec newspaper Le Devoir publishes two interviews with Frédéric Bouchard, president of the Association francophone pour le savoir (Acfas) and Deputy Vice-Rector for Research, Creation, Discovery and Innovation at Université de Montréal, on the social, political and economic role of the scientific culture in Quebec and the high significance of […]

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  • Interview CBC Radio Ideas : The Philosopher’s Walk

    On September, 23th 2016 (rebroadcast Feb 7 2017), CBC Radio’s Ideas (Paul Kennedy, dir.) broadcast an interview with Frédéric Bouchard (and David Gutnick). In “Philosopher’s Walk with Frédéric Bouchard”, (recorded at the Jean Talon Market in Montreal (Québec)), Frédéric Bouchard discusses his research in philosophy of biology and ecology. Questions addressed during the interview focused on the […]

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  • 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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  • Research and innovation in Québec: ACFAS’ president urges the government to take action

    In the course of the cabinet reshuffle and the presentation of the 2016 provincial budget, ACFAS’ president, Frédéric Bouchard, urged the Québec government to use all required means for making stronger connections between research and innovation in all sectors of society and in all fields. Il faut développer notre plein potentiel en recherche et innovation pour […]

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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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