Ray Pan creates a home in Canada

Ray Pan is a natural communicator. With his warm and friendly personality, Ray has spent the summer building connections not only with researchers but also with local industry during his Mitacs Globalink Research Internship at Simon Fraser University with Dr. Carman Neustaedter in the School of Interactive Arts and Technology.

SideStix Ventures pairs with Mitacs Accelerate for evidence-based success

PhD student Megan MacGillivray from UBC's Department of Rehabilitation Sciences partnered with SideStix Ventures Inc. to evaluate the biomechanics of their high-performance forearm crutch.


Watch founder Sarah Doherty and intern Megan explain their innovation.






Gerardo Martinez Narro aspires to a sustainable future

Gerardo Martinez Narro envisions a future where the sun, the wind and the earth provide all the energy we need for vibrant economies with minimal harm placed on the environment we depend on. His research with Professor David Ting in the Turbulence and Energy Laboratory at the University of Winsor, Ontario through Mitacs Globalink Research Internships is just one piece of the sustainable-earth picture that Gerardo is helping to paint.

USask students harvest experience for Farm@Hand mobile app

The market for smart phone applications is very competitive and tech start-ups must work with aggressive deadlines to bring their apps to market.  Three Computer Science graduate students from the University of Saskatchewan helped start-up application developer Farm@Hand to advance their product with a quick turnaround so that they can take it to market in Canada’s fast-paced digital sector.

César Maldonado Monter fuels a dream in Canada

César Maldonado Monter has the spirit of a budding entrepreneur. He embraces new challenges with a strategic outlook, never letting his optimism get in the way of a job well done. His determination is part of what brought him to Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières under Professor Simon Barnabé for a Mitacs Globalink Research Internship.

Paulina Ramirez Niembro connects to culture in Victoria

Paulina Ramirez Niembro has a passion for culture and society. She loves to develop connections between people and ideas — and to understand why things work the way they do. As a social-psychology major from Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Paulina was excited by the prospect of experiencing research in an entirely new culture this summer through Mitacs Globalink Research Internships, under the supervision of Professor Anne Marshall at the University of Victoria.

Step workshops prove out of this world

While pursuing his Masters in Aerospace Engineering at the University of Toronto, Ali Nasseri understood the importance of developing business skills. He started looking for opportunities to complement his research knowledge and abilities.

Aishwarya Roy: Launching a research career in Canada

“Knowing that something that I am developing and researching is strongly related to the most powerful space telescope ever built — that is something truly rewarding!” says Aishwarya Roy, a senior undergraduate student  and Globalink Research Intern from the Indian Institute of Technology- Kharagpur.

Jesùs Carrillo Valdez brings his heart to Montreal

Jesùs Carrillo Valdez brings his creative spirit and love of health research to Montréal. He hopes to one day use his creative, but disciplined, approach to research to tackle Canada’s biggest health challenges so he might save lives around the world. He’s already got a head start on this goal through his work this summer with Professor Vincent Jacquemet at the Hôpital du Sacré-Cœur—part of the Université de Montréal—through  Mitacs Globalink Research Internships.

Rodrigo Araujo de Medeiros: Developing pipeline reliability

Rodrigo Araujo de Medeiros has a passion for business. He wants to help manufacturers and builders to make their processes more efficient, more reliable and safer for the community. It’s this enthusiasm that prompted Rodrigo to apply to a Mitacs Globalink Research Internship to conduct oil and gas pipeline safety research this summer under Dr. Sharareh Taghipour at Ryerson University’s Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering.