Who we are

In 2018, the network connects more than 120 researchers, 700 graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, as well as many undergraduate students and numerous national and international partners.

The objective of the QCBS is to support the development and application of biodiversity science through collaboration, training and partnership. Our research is fostering the discovery, study, and sustainable use of biodiversity in Quebec, Canada and around the world.

What we do

Collaborative research

The QCBS funds collaborative research groups that work on all areas of biodiversity science. 

Quebio web portal

Citizen science projects, collaborative research, open data access. 

Research Framework

Discover the 4 research axes of the QCBS

Knowledge to action

The annual symposium and training workshops allow researchers and their students to present the fruits of their research and to exchange their results with other users and future partners.

What we offer

No upcoming events.

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Fostering biodiversity science

The QCBS is a partnership dedicated toward fostering scientific cooperation and an integrated biodiversity science to address the conservation aud sustainable use of biodiversity

QCBS is supporting research and training programs to prepare the next generation of biodiversity scientists

QCBS members can co-construct the research needed to answer your biodiversity question.