Bénédicte is pursuing doctoral studies in information sciences at McGill University. She holds a graduate certificate in information and knowledge management (McGill) as well as a MA and BA in philosophy (UQAM). Her work focuses mainly on the ethical issues concerning the transmission and the production of knowledge, as well as on the epistemic agency of people who find themselves in vulnerable contexts. Bénédicte is passionate about the ethics of knowledge. With her academic path that combines ethics and information studies, she aspires to improve the information practices in the healthcare environment in order to make knowledge encounters between patients and healthcare professionals more effective and inclusive.
Bénédicte currently holds the position of research coordinator at the Pragmatic Health Ethics Research Unit. She supports the development of a laboratory that aims to test the operationalization of a new model of participatory ethics called the living ethics. More concretely, Bénédicte participates in the management and the production of the associated pilot projects, as well as in other research