News

New Research Grant for the Project “Governance and Social Acceptability of Large Public Projects”

14 February 2024

The research project “Governance and social acceptability of large public projects” has just been awarded a Development Grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada totaling $61,712. Maude Brunet (HEC Montréal) is the principal investigator for this research project, with Nathalie Drouin (ESG UQAM) and Sofiane Baba (Université de Sherbrooke) serving as […]

The Chair INFRA-S participates with the PERSÉIS project for a sustainable future in Quebec

13 February 2024

The Chair INFRA-S is proud to participate in one of the seven projects selected to promote innovative entrepreneurship in Quebec. This ambitious project, endowed with a $300,000 grant through the PERSÉIS program, co-administered by the Quebec Innovation Accelerator Movement and the Quebec Research Funds, focuses on aligning Quebec companies with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). […]

Conference of Sara Rankohi: The Interplay between Project Governance and Sustainability

16 November 2023

Dear colleagues and participants, We are delighted to invite you to the upcoming research conference hosted by the Research Chair INFRA-S, scheduled for December 7th from 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM. This conference will be conducted in english and accessible both virtually and in person. Conference Title:The Interplay between Project Governance and Sustainability Speaker: Sara […]

Fourth Doctoral Accounting Colloquium: An Exceptional Opportunity

7 November 2023

Accounting enthusiasts, get ready! The 4th Doctoral Accounting Colloquium is coming up, and we are proud to partner as the INFRA-S Chair. The organizing committee of the Colloquium cordially invites you to participate in this event, which will take place on November 9th and 10th at ESG UQAM. The aim of this colloquium is to allow doctoral […]

Research Seminar with Professors from Grenoble Ecole de Management: a Success!

27 October 2023

We are delighted to announce that our recent Research Seminar with Professors Ludivine Calamel and Pierre-Yves Sanséau, held on Thursday, October 26th at UQAM, was a resounding success. Professor Ludivine Calamel shared her research on “The Role of Proximities in the Development of Managerial Innovation in Collaborative Contexts.” This study delves into how actors collaborate […]

Visiting Scholar at Dalian University of Technology

15 October 2023

It was a great pleasure to present our research results on ESG Criteria and the integration into Major Infrastructure Projects and Infrastructure Megaproject Performance revisited: Engagement of stakeholders and social value creation during my stay at Dalian University of Technology in China. It was also a pleasure to introduce the International Journal of Managing Projects […]

Nathalie Drouin has recently been featured in local media

26 September 2023

In the Montreal Gazette, Nathalie Drouin was quoted in a discussion regarding the Réseau express métropolitain (REM) project. She brought her expertise to the debates surrounding this large-scale project, shedding light on significant issues related to its financing and its impact on the local community. Her analyses have helped illuminate the various perspectives surrounding the […]

INFRA-S at the Sommet de la rentrée of the AQTR

22 September 2023

The “Sommet de la rentrée” Summit of the Quebec Association of Transportation (AQTR) is a day dedicated to significant projects that transform and invigorate our cities, with a focus on future-oriented mobility. Following a morning session dedicated to assessing the current state of the REM (Réseau express métropolitain) development and its impacts on communities, Nathalie […]

Conference of Professor Julien Pollack, University of Sydney

16 May 2023

We are pleased to inform you that Julien Pollack, Associate Professor at the University of Sydney, Australia, and a specialist in project management, will be presenting the findings of his latest research at a conference hosted by the Chair INFRA-S. Professor Pollack has worked in the Australian public sector, delivering organizational change projects. His research […]

Research Chair officially launched!

22 April 2023

The Research Chair INFRA-S is officially launched by a high-profile event!  We are pleased to announce that we launched the Chair INFRA-S on Social Value of Infrastructures last Tuesday (18 April) at the Salle des Boiseries of UQAM. We would like to thank our valued partners Port of Montreal, CAE, Ville de Montréal and Gestion d’infrastructure […]