Benoit Martel


Within PhiLab, Benoit Martel adopts the role of administrative coordinator. He is thus charged with everything having to do with employee contracts, expenditure reports, budget management, interuniversity and partnership agreements, management of the computer system, etc. He is the main liaison agent with the different UQAM services, who welcomes PhiLab within their walls. Benoit has a Masters degree in medieval history from UQAM and has worked there since 2012 as a research professional within the psychology department (community section), notably assuming the role of coordinator of the Laboratoire Vitalité – Research lab on health, of the CJM-IU – UQAM chair, in the application of knowledge from the areas of youth and families in need, and of the Équipe Épione : Public health – community health. Linguistic reviewer and test corrector in his spare time, he was also a French tutor at Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf (Cégep) specialized in the practice and enhancement of French grammatical rules for the production of texts.


Awards and Distinctions

Academic Excellence Bursaries

2008-2009   Bourse d’excellence de l’Université du Québec à Montréal pour les cycles supérieurs (Fonds à l’accessibilité et à la réussite des études-FARE)(8 500 $)

Bourses d’études

Winter 2010      Bourse d’études du Groupe de recherche sur les pouvoirs et les sociétés de l’Occident médiéval et moderne (GREPSOMM),bourse de maîtrise (3 000 $)

Summer 2008     Bourse d’études pour participation au Summer University and International Workshop-From Holy War to Peaceful Cohabitation. Diversity of Crusading and the Military Orders(14-25juil.2008), Central European University (Budapest), Dept.of Medieval Studies (500 €)


Benoit is interested in culture in general. Passionate about music, he is also a fan of outdoor activities and nautical sports.