Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 84.99
Liaison Pierre Lemay
Submission Date Dec. 12, 2019
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STARS v2.1

Universite Laval
IN-24: Innovation A

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Pierre Lemay
Development Advisor
Office of the Vice Rector, External and International Affairs and Health
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Name or title of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:
Creation of "Chaire de leadership en enseignement en conception de structures durables en bois" (in English, free translation : Creation of a "Teaching leadership chair in wooden structures sustainable design"

A brief description of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome that outlines how credit criteria are met and any positive measurable outcomes associated with the innovation:

Numerous scientific discoveries and advances in the forestry sector make it possible to use wood as a structural element in the construction of medium and high-rise buildings or buildings of larger area.

The appearance of engineered wood products particularly well suited to industrial construction has created a need for skilled labor, particularly among civil engineers, building engineers and construction engineers since the construction techniques of these types of buildings differ from those of single-family buildings.

By adding wood to conventional materials in the field of industrial construction in the curriculum of civil engineering students, Université Laval becomes the only Canadian university to have an advanced training offer in structures with at least four different materials.


Which of the following impact areas does the innovation most closely relate to? (select up to three):
Curriculum
Research
Buildings

A letter of affirmation from an individual with relevant expertise or a press release or publication featuring the innovation :
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The website URL where information about the innovation is available :
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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