Portrait of a past landscape to chart the future
Her research project, which saw her elaborate a portrait of the preindustrial forest in the Mauricie region which helped AbitibiBowater gain a desired environmental certification, fitted very well with her wider research interest as a modeler. “Accelerate provides something relatively few other internship programs offer: its short, four to six month time frame, gives you a lot of flexibility to pursue a very defined project within a larger research context,” Dr. Tittler explains.
Dr. Tittler also had some kind words about the level of support she received from the Mitacs team. “Support was available in a way I had never experienced before, from the first inquiry, through the proposal drafting process.”