Edwin Robert Bourget, C.M.

Edwin Bourget is driven by a love of knowledge. A senior researcher in biology and marine ecology at the Institut national de la recherche scientifique in Rimouski and at Université Laval, he has conducted groundbreaking research on the environmental adaptation and dispersion of marine invertebrate populations. Later in his career, as vice-rector of research at the Université de Sherbrooke and Université Laval, he advocated for cross-discipline research and the breaking down of silos, working to strengthen partnerships between academia and industry. To that end, he supports numerous organizations promoting the dissemination of knowledge.