Having received nearly 500 photographs from Globalink interns this summer, the 2014 Mitacs Globalink Photo Contest showcased the experiences of the world’s best and brightest as they took part in research at 37 Canadian universities. Congratulations to the winners!
Hailing from Mexico, where he studies Chemical Engineering at Tecnológico de Monterrey, César was introduced to Mitacs through a friend and former research intern. Upon seeing his friend’s photos and hearing stories of the research, he simply said, “I need to go to Canada!”
Paulina is part of a team working on the Centre for Youth and Society’s “Stronger Together” research project that includes Indigenous community knowledge keepers and students from the Indigenous Communities Counselling program in the Department of Educational Psychology and Leadership Studies.
Originally from Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico, Jesùs is working with Professor Jacquemet’s team to develop 3-dimensional computer models of the human heart in order to simulate atrial fibrillations and arrhythmias.
“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.
Originally from Brazil’s Universidade Federal da Paraiba, Rodrigo is developing risk-based methods to efficiently and strategically predict which sections of the pipeline are most in need of maintenance or repair.
Having grown up watching father fly planes in the Indian Air Force, it’s no surprise that Adyasha Dash dreams of developing the next generation of military air planes and unmanned aerial vehicle (drone) technology.
The internship experience at the University of Calgary was an open window to familiarize myself with the work ethic, facilities, knowledge-gaining opportunities and the international research scenario in Canadian universities.