Discovery of the Year by Québec Science Magazine

Scientific breakthroughs originating in the Université de Sherbrooke’s labs are nominated each year for obtaining the title “Discovery of the Year,” awarded by Québec Science magazine. Selected by a panel of experts composed of journalists and scientists, Québec Science’s 10 discoveries are chosen for their revolutionary qualities.

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2010

Multidisciplinary team composed of professors Daniel Lafontaine, François Malouin, Louis-Charles Fortier, and researchers Jérôme Mulhbacher, Éric Brouillette, and Marianne Allard

Identification of a new class of antibiotics

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2007

Louis Taillefer
The nature of superconductive materials at high temperatures

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Alexandre Blais

Discovery of the first quantum Bidirectional Universal Switch (qubus)

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2006

Patrick Ayotte
Hydrofluoric acid generating harmful compounds in low-temperature environments

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2005

Yue Zhao
Study of nanoparticles to improve chemotherapy treatment

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2004