Ten young Montreal Regional Science and Technology Fair exhibitors honoured
at Super Expo-sciences Bell, 2010 Quebec Final

MONTREAL, April 18 /CNW Telbec/ - The 32st Super Expo-sciences Bell, Quebec Final ended this afternoon with the awards ceremony. Prizes valued at a total of more than $275 000 were awarded in recognition of the exceptional work of the next generation of Quebec scientists. 157 young people from all regions of Quebec attended this renowned science competition organized by the Conseil de développement du loisir scientifique (CDLS), in cooperation with Université de Montréal.

The winners from the MRSTF

Pictures of all the Super Expo-sciences Bell winners and project abstracts are now available on the official Science Fair website at www.exposciencesbell.qc.ca.

Abicumaran Uthamacumaran

Project Title: Kicking cancer with KAI-1

School: Marymount Academy

    
        - Participation to the 2011 International Science Fair in Bratislava
          (Slovakia)
        - Participation to the Canada-Wide Science Fair in Peterborough
          (Ontario)
        - SYNAPSE - CIHR- Gold medal in the Intermediate division - $500
        - Esso Scholarship - $2000
        - Génome Québec Award - $1000
        - Fédération du personnel professionnel des universités et de la
          recherche Award - $500
    

Danielle Hussain

Project Title: Oil After Breakfast

School: Trafalgar School for Girls

    
        - Participation to the Canada-Wide Science Fair in Peterborough
          (Ontario)
        - SYNAPSE - CIHR- Gold medal in the Junior division - $500
        - Centre québécois de recherche et de développement de l'aluminium
          Award - $500
    

Jessica Matscheck

Project Title: Decoding Depression

School: Royal West Academy

    
        - Participation to the Canada-Wide Science Fair in Peterborough
          (Ontario)
        - Ordre des chimistes Award - $1000
    

Chloe Anassis

Project Title: Global UNwarming

School: The Study

    
        - Participation to the Canada-Wide Science Fair in Peterborough
          (Ontario)
        - SYNAPSE - CIHR- Bronze medal in the Intermediate division - $200
        - EnviroExpo Via Rail Canada Award - $500
    

Patricia Johnsson and Sophie Bérubé

Project Title: Sizing Up Your Pup

School: The Study

    
        - Participation to the Canada-Wide Science Fair in Peterborough
          (Ontario)
    

Sabrina Nolan

Project Title: Bad Viruses Doing Good Word

School: The Study

    
        - Participation to the Canada-Wide Science Fair in Peterborough
          (Ontario)
    

Sarah Battat

Project Title: Polarization : Ray Ray Go Away

School: The Study

    
        - Participation to the Canada-Wide Science Fair in Peterborough
          (Ontario)
    

Cora Masucci and Mara Marchetta

Project Title: Cadmium Toxicity

School: Villa Maria High School

    
    - Géologie Québec Award from Ministère des Ressources naturelles et de la
      Faune - $1000
    - Ordre des géologues du Québec Award - $200
    

The Super Expo-sciences Bell, Quebec final, received the financial support from its national partners: Bell, Merck, Hydro-Québec, ministère du Développement économique, de l'Innovation et de l'Exportation, Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Génome Québec, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada and Fonds québécois de la recherche sur la nature et les technologies.

SOURCE Conseil de développement du loisir scientifique

For further information: For further information: Véronique Laurin, communication officer, (514) 252-3027, ext. 3659, Cell.: (514) 602-9279, vlaurin@cdls.qc.ca; Source: Conseil de développement du loisir scientifique

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