The University of Montpellier honored Canada by awarding the title of honorary doctor to Quebec professors Yves Bergeron and Yves Mauffette on Friday, December 2. This was an opportunity for President Philippe Augé to recall the valuable partnerships that unite the UM not only with the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) and Abitbi-Témiscamingue (UQAT) but also with the universities of Laval and Sherbrooke.
Two important events have marked the life of the University of Montpellier campuses this past month. The week to fight against LGBT+ phobias and the days of action against violence against women. Julie Boiché, vice-president in charge of social responsibility, and Agnès Fichard Carroll, vice-president in charge of training and university life and in charge of the equality mission, take a look at these key issues.
Cheikh Latrache and Matthieu Evrard are psychologists from the French National Education. Seconded by the rectorate to the SCUIO-IP, they advise, guide and listen to the students of the University of Montpellier in their choice of training and their professional integration. This month, as part of the video series "Rouages" produced by the UM, they tell us about their job.
An Ocean of Knowledge The eighteenth issue of Lum magazine takes you into the oceans, a vast research field for scientists who explore all its dimensions.
In 2016, the University of Montpellier was the first institution of higher education to sign the charter of the national association l'Autre Cercle, marking its commitment to the inclusion of LGBT+ staff within its ranks. We are pleased to have renewed this commitment, a few weeks ago, by signing a new version of this charter that now takes into account the students we welcome on our campuses.
Raoul Belzeaux, PUPH and psychiatrist at the Montpellier University Hospital, is interested in biomarkers of mental disorders. The researcher has just received the Marcel Dassault Prize for his project of a rapid test for bipolar disorders.