The University of Bath is pleased to announce that five students, all from the Faculty of Science, have successfully applied to the Mitacs Globalink Research Internship program for summer 2023.

Mitacs is an organisation that facilitates links between the private sector and education institutions both abroad and within Canada to encourage research and find solutions to organisational problems in a variety of academic disciplines.

The Globalink Research Internship is a competitive initiative that accepts applications from international undergraduate students in fifteen countries. Only the best applicants are hosted at one of Mitacs’ seventy partners across Canada for twelve weeks to undertake research. This year another five students from the University of Bath were successful in their applications to the program and will receive the opportunity to undertake fully-funded internships which are also subsidised to cover much of their stay abroad.

Applications were open to high achieving students, who were asked to make a choice of three to seven pre-existing research projects designed by researchers in Canada. The following students have been successful in securing an internship position under the program.

  • In Ontario, Computer Science student Alexa Huxley will be investigating ‘Developing and Evaluating the Haptic Experience Questionnaire’ at the University of Waterloo

  • At Université INRS in Québec, Physics student Talan Grigg will be researching ‘Organic-based devices for electronics, thermoelectrics and spintronics’

  • Mathematics student Jacob Green will be hosted at the University of Northern British Columbia to undertake a project titled ‘Modeling Imprecise Data using Neutrosophic Statistics’

  • At McGill University in Québec, Physics student Seb Remnant will be researching ‘Development of a Ba-ion tagging technique for the future nEXO detector’

  • Physics student Isobel Jager will be researching ‘Magnetic Resonance Studies of Batteries' at the University of New Brunswick

The students will now begin to work with their Canadian host professors to prepare for their internship before starting their twelve-week program at the host universities across Canada.

We are very proud of our students and wish them the best of luck whilst they undertake their research projects in Canada, and we look forward to hearing all about their time abroad and the discoveries they make through the Mitacs Globalink Research Internship.