People

Management Team

Philippe Apparicio

Full Professor
Canada Research Chair in Environmental Equity and the City
INRS Urbanisation Culture Société

Research areas:

  • Environmental justice, air pollution, road traffic noise, urban quality of life, poverty, residential segregation
  • Spatial analysis, geographical information systems, remote sensing, spatial data fusion, web cartography
Thi Thanh Hien Pham

Thi Thanh Hien Pham

Assistant Professor
Département d’études urbaines et touristiques, UQAM

Research areas:

  • Environmental equity, quality of life, spatial accessibility, public space, frontier urbanization, small and medium-sized cities (secondary cities)
  • Spatial analysis, quantitative methods, mixed methods, remote sensing, geographical informations systems
  • Vietnam, Canada

Academic Staff

Anne-Marie Séguin

Anne-Marie Séguin

Full Professor
INRS Urbanisation Culture Société

Research areas: 

  • Poverty and social exclusion, segregation, socio-spatial aspects of aging, social urban policy
  • Methodology of research, mixed methods

Associate Researchers

Mathieu Carrier

Mathieu Carrier

Associate professor
INRS Urbanisation Culture Société

Research areas: 

  • Land use planning and urban planning, environmental justice, transportation planning and population impacts, environmental impact studies, local and regional development
  • Spatial analysis, geographical informations systems

PhD Students

Thomas Audrin

PhD Program in Urban Studies (INRS)
Aircraft noise in major Canadian cities: a diagnosis of environmental equity
Supervisor : Philippe Apparicio
Co-supervisor: Anne-Marie Séguin

David Carpentier-Laberge

PhD Program in Urban Studies (INRS)
Incentives and obstacles for winter cycling in Montréal
Supervisor: Philippe Apparicio

Jérémy Gelb

PhD Program in Urban Studies (INRS)
Cyclists’ exposure to air and noise pollution in urban environments: an empirical comparison of several cities around the world
Supervisor: Philippe Apparicio

Élaine Lesage-Mann

Élaine Lesage-Mann

Ph.D. Program in Urban Studies (INRS)
Mobility of homeless injecting drug users in Montreal
Supervisor: Philippe Apparicio

Gaoussou Sylla

PhD Program in Urban Studies (INRS)
Aair and noise pollutions in Abidjan (Côte d’Ivoire)
Supervisor: Philippe Apparicio

Bilodeau Catherine

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Doctorat en études urbaines (INRS)
Boursière FQRSC
Freins et leviers à la transition de l’automobile au vélo lors des déplacements domicile-travail en banlieue
Directeur : Philippe Apparicio

Master's Students

Jode Boudreau Lessard

M.A. program in Geography (Université Laval)
Cycling infrastructures and occurrence of conflicts between cyclist and other road-users in Quebec and Montreal.
Supervisor: Marie-Hélène Vandermissen
Co-supervisor: Philippe Apparicio

Bernardo Augusto De Alvarenga

Bernardo Augusto De Alvarenga

M.A. Program in Urban Studies (INRS)
An environmental equity analysis of Greater Montreal playgrounds
Supervisor: Philippe Apparicio
Co-supervisor: Anne-Marie Séguin

Carlos Andrés Henao Florez

M.A. Program in Urban Studies, (INRS)
Cyclists’ exposure to air and noise pollution in Bogotá (Colombia)
Supervisor: Philippe Apparicio

Vincent Jarry

M.A. Program in Urban Studies, (INRS)
Quality of cycling infrastructure in Montréal
Supervisor: Philippe Apparicio

Maxime Savaria

M.A. Program in Urban Studies, (INRS)
Connectivity of network according to mode of transportation in the Greater Montreal
Supervisor: Philippe Apparicio
Co-supervisor: Mathieu Carrier

Jennifer Ma-o

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Maîtrise en études urbaines (INRS)
Boursière CRSH puis FQRSC
Analyse des impacts sonores associés à la densification le long des axes majeurs de circulation
Directeur : Philippe Apparicio
Codirecteur : Mathieu Carrier

Past Research Students

Cynthia Benoît

M.A. Program in Urban Studies, INRS (2015)
Les différentes perceptions d’accessibilité aux services pour les sourds à Montréal: L’accessibilité spatiale, les coûts, l’organisation des ressources, la disponibilité et l’acceptabilité
Supervisor : Philippe Apparicio
Co-supervisor : Anne-Marie Séguin

Mathieu Carrier

Mathieu Carrier

PhD in Urban Studies, INRS (2015)
The distribution of polluting emissions from road transport in residential areas of the Island of Montreal: A case study of environmental equity
Supervisor: Philippe Apparicio
Co-supervisor: Anne-Marie Séguin

Jérémy Gelb

M.A. Program in Urban Studies, INRS (2016)
Building a quality of place index for Saint-Lazare (Montreal): methodological assessment with statistical and spatial analyses
Supervisor: Thi Thanh Hien Pham

Maxime Houde

Maxime Houde

M.A. Program in Urban Studies, INRS (2018)
A ride for whom: Has cycling network expansion reduced inequities in accessibility in Montreal, Canada?
Supervisor: Philippe Apparicio
Co-supervisor: Anne-Marie Séguin

Sophie Limoges

M.A. Program in Urban Studies, UQAM (2016)
Growing on the street : Multilevel correlates of street tree growth in Montreal
Supervisor: Thi Thanh Hien Pham
Co-supervisor:  Philippe Apparicio

Dominique Mathon

Dominique Mathon

PhD Program in Urban Studies, INRS (2021)
Cross-border health mobility between Haiti and the Dominican Republic: The twin cities Ouanaminthe-Dajabón
Supervisor: Philippe Apparicio
Co-supervisor: Hugo Lachapelle (UQAM)

Rachel Pilon

M.A. Program in Urban Studies, INRS (2016)
Measuring and mapping ecosystem services of street trees in Montréal
Supervisor: Thi Thanh Hien Pham
Co-supervisor: Philippe Apparicio

Stéphanie Potvin

M.A. Program in Urban Studies (INRS) (2019)
The spatial distribution of Montreal noise barriers
Supervisor: Philippe Apparicio
Co-supervisor: Anne-Marie Séguin

Anna Isabel Wiebe

Isabel Wiebe

PhD Program in Urban Studies, INRS (2018)
Older adults’ mobility practices and experiences in the borough of Rosemont─La Petite-Patrie
Supervisor: Anne-Marie Séguin
Co-supervisor: Philippe Apparicio

Élaine Lesage-Mann

Élaine Lesage-Mann

M.A. Program in Urban Studies, INRS (2016)
Geography of discarded needles in Montreal
Supervisor: Philippe Apparicio

Research Trainees

David Maignan

Undergraduate student in computer science and software engineering, UQAM
Development of applications with Java and Web-atlas (2018-2019)

Past Research Trainees

Jean Marie Buregeya

Post Doctoral Fellow
Impact analysis of traffic-related air pollution and noise exposure on cyclists’ cardiac function

Fabrice Dumont

Undergraduate student in computer science and software engineering, UQAM
Development of MapMatching tools with Python (2016-2018)

Maxime Gaboriault

Undergraduate student in Economy, University of Montréal
Spatial Panels Regressions in R (2018)

Abdellatif Guemache

Undergraduate student in computer science and software engineering, UQAM
Development of Web-atlases (2018-2019)

Joanie Labonté

Master student in Geography, UQAM
Analysis of very high resolution satellite imagery (2016)

Andréanne Lemay

Undergraduate student in Environmental Geography, University of Montréal
Analysis of videos taken from a Garmin Virb camera (2017)

Jennifer Ma-o

Undergraduate student in Urban Planning, Université de Montréal
Structuring of data on cyclists’ exposure to air pollution and noise in Canadian Cities

Émile Pronovost

Undergraduate student in Urban Planning, Université du Québec à Montréal
Correction de traces GPS dans QGIS (2018-2019)

Étienne Renaud

Undergraduate student in Urban Planning, Université du Québec à Montréal
Correction de traces GPS dans QGIS (2018-2019)

Dominique Roy

Undergraduate student in Urban Planning, Université du Québec à Montréal
Correction de traces GPS dans QGIS (2018-2019)

Lorena Sanchez Rojas

Undergraduate student in Sociology, UQAM
Analysis of videos taken from a Garmin Virb camera (2018-2019)

André Lachance

Undergraduate student in computer science and software engineering, UQAM
Development of Web-atlases (2016-2018)