The Mitacs Globalink Research Award program is an opportunity for faculty and students at Carleton to develop and deepen international research collaborations.  Mitacs provides funding for students (senior undergraduate and graduate) and postdoctoral fellows to conduct short-term (12-24 weeks) research visits abroad, and provides opportunities for both inbound and outbound mobility.

Mitacs has announced new calls for proposals with their partners in France, Germany, and Japan.

France: Université Côte d’Azur

  • Intern level: Master’s or PhD students, or postdoctoral fellows. Full-time senior undergraduate are accepted only for travel from Canada.
  • Themes: All disciplines
  • Award amount and Duration:  $6000 for 12-24-weeks
  • Call timeline: May 2 to June 17, 2022
  • Travel direction: To Canada from France, and to France from Canada
  • Eligible institutions: Université Côté D’Azur (UCA)
  • Application process and submission: Submit to Mitacs through the local Mitacs representative

Germany: Forschungszentrum Jülich (FZJ Helmholtz Association)

  • Intern level: Full-time PhD students or postdoctoral fellows
  • Themes: All disciplines, but focus on information, energy, and bioeconomy
  • Award amount and duration: $6000 for 12-24-week internships
  • Deadline: May 31, 2022
  • Travel direction: Focus on travel to Canada from Germany, but projects may include interns traveling from Canada to Germany
  • Eligible institutions: Ernst Ruska-Centre for Microscopy and Spectroscopy with Electrons (ER-C), Institute for Advanced Simulation (IAS), Jülich Supercomputing Centre (JSC), Institute of Bio- and Geosciences (IBG), Institute of Biological Information Processing (IBI), Institute of Energy and Climate Research (IEK), Institute of Neuroscience and Medicine (INM), Jülich Centre for Neutron Science (JCNS), Nuclear Physics Institute (IKP), Peter Grünberg Institute (PGI) Central Institute for Engineering, Electronics and Analytics (ZEA)
  • Application process and submission: Submit to Jülich (Gabriele Weiland, g.weiland@fz-juelich.de)

Japan: National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)

  • Intern level: Full-time senior undergraduates, master’s and PhD students, or postdoctoral fellows
  • Themes: All disciplines, but focus on: Advanced Networking and Cyberinfrastructure, Artificial Intelligence, Continuum Computing, Cyberphysical System, Cybersecurity, Human Centered Mobility, Human Informatics and Interactions, Immersive Visualization and Analytics, Robotics
  • Award amount and duration: $3000 + airfare and accommodations for 12-24-week internships
  • Call timeline: open all year
  • Travel direction: From Canada to Japan
  • Eligible institutions: Human Informatics and Interaction Research Institute, Cyber Physical Security Research Center, Human Augmentation Research Center, Human-Centered Mobility Research Center, Artificial Intelligence Research Center, Industrial Cyber-Physical Systems Research Center, Digital Architecture Research Center
  • Application process and submission: Submit to Mitacs through the local Mitacs representative

For more information on the Mitacs Globalink Research Award (GRA) program, these calls, and to find the local Mitacs representative, click here.

For the Mitacs GRA Open Call at Carleton for travel to or from other countries, visit the Carleton International website here.

For more information, contact Sylvie Jasen, International Projects Coordinator: sylvie.jasen@carleton.ca.