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Happy Birthday Inès!

Happy Birthday Inès!

Yesterday was Inès’s birthday! We celebrated it with cakes and some presents! Her birthday is also the one year mark of the first COVID-19 lockdown… NB: Inès « lost » her phone the other day while hiking. Few days after, she realized that the phone was still […]

COVID-style

COVID-style

The number of people per office is limited and it is a problem for our lab. Therefore, I asked the University to install plexiglass panels between the desks in order to have more people in the office. After few weeks, we have decided to celebrate […]

This is Québec!

This is Québec!

Let’s be honest: I spend most of my day in front of computer. Sometimes, I need to take a walk around for my legs and I usually go to see my students to chat on their new results. Today, I was looking for all of […]

Happy Birthday Olivier!

Happy Birthday Olivier!

Today we celebrated Olivier’s birthday! As Olivier is new in the lab, I just realized that his birthday was last week! One good reason to have another cake this week! 🙂  

Valentine’s day

Valentine’s day

As a lab tradition, I decided to show my « love » to every lab member with sweet presents: a cake and some heart-shapped macarons! It was a success!  

I did it!

I did it!

Sometimes, some grants are harder to write than others (= your students can see that you do not sleep a lot and you are tired). I just submitted a new grant today (deadline at 12pm) and when I came to the students’ office to let […]

Wake up!

Wake up!

Since the holidays, lab members have the tendency to arrive later than usual. I found a way to cunningly motivate them to wake up: viennoiseries! 🙂   They are on the desk by 8:30am and removed at 10am. You arrive late, too bad for you! […]

Happy birthday Riaz & Amir!

Happy birthday Riaz & Amir!

We are just back to the lab after the holiday season and we have already two birthdays to celebrate! Chocolate cakes and presents for Amir and Riaz! Cheers to them!  

Christmas challenge

Christmas challenge

These past days, we have intensively decorated the student office for our Department’s Christmas challenge. Objective: to have the most decorated office to win a lunch for the whole lab! We went for it. Ceiling, windows, door, wall, offices,… Everything has been decorated! The judges […]

:-)

:-)

I bought cute mini bench trashes for everybody. Now, they have fun sending photos! haha  

Outdoor classes

Outdoor classes

Since the beginning of the pandemic, many classes have gone into virtual mode. This situation disrupts the habits of students but also… professors! In September and October, an initiative has been launched at the Université de Sherbrooke: open-air classes! 11 outdoor classes were set up […]

Happy birthday Jessica!

Happy birthday Jessica!

Yesterday was Jessica’s birthday! We celebrated it with a cake and some presents! 🙂