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Globalink Research Intern contributes to international health initiativesIn the last decade, there has been a dramatic increase in innovative financing and delivery strategies to improve the state of health for people living in less-developed countries. However, not all of these efforts have been successful.
Mitacs-Accelerate interns help navigate the way to revolutionary positioning softwareWith this technology, users will be able to navigate their way through a large shopping mall, track down their lost cell phone, or even more accurately monitor their progress with a smartphone fitness app.
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Globalink Professor Profile: Dr. Pierre Sullivan from UTorontoI’ve always been impressed by the quality, knowledge and work ethic of the Mitacs Globalink students I’ve hosted, and it’s been very good to have a student come from another country who brings good ideas and a new perspective to the challenges in my lab.
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Starting a research career through Mitacs Elevate PDFAydin developed a novel methodology to predict thermal transport in AMD’s high-end electronic devices – giving the company a competitive edge in product development and time to market – by studying how heat transfers in various electronic systems. Upon completion of his fellowship, he was hired on as a full-time employee at AMD Markham.
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Fighting fires before they startGreg developed a method of ranking building materials in terms of fire resistance and assembled pricing data on these materials. Ultimately, he compiled this and other relevant research into a comprehensive report that Halsall can now use to communicate exactly how they can offer safer and more economical building services than any of their competitors.