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Aurora scientists to work with CSA on global project

Faculty of Science researchers will work with the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) on a global aurora data project to learn more about Earth's magnetosphere and its response to solar wind.

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Mitacs - Globalink Program

The University of Calgary has partnered with Mitacs to provide funding through the Globalink Research Award program. Third and fourth year students can take part in international research opportunities in any discipline. The award is worth $6,000 CAD for research placements of 12-24 weeks.

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