The Scientific Council of the Agence universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF) has awarded the 2010-2011 Prix de la Francophonie pour jeunes chercheurs, option Social sciences and Humanities to Telfer School of Management professor David Doloreux. The Council, who was very impressed by the quality of his work in the fields of innovation, entrepreneurship and regional development, invited Dr. Doloreux to also become part of AUF’s experts.

The Prix de la Francophonie pour jeunes chercheurs, which are awarded every two years, were created to recognize the merit and value of a researcher who gained scientific recognition and who has made a significant breakthrough internationally, particularly within the framework of the francophonie.

The award will be presented on December 1st in Paris during the closing ceremony of the AUF’s 50th anniversary.