Graduate Research Opportunities

Fine-tune your education working alongside our world-class researchers and award-winning supervisors.

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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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Don't see your specific interest listed? Explore all of the University of Calgary's graduate study opportunities to see detailed research areas, find a supervisor, and much more.

Including but not limited to:

  • animal physiology
  • biotechnology 
  • conservation biology
  • environmental microbiology 
  • genomics
analytical chemistry  inorganic chemistry  organic chemistry  applied chemistry  physical and theoretical chemistry


foundations of computer science  information security and data management  networks and distributed systems  software engineering  visual and interactive computing

Including but not limited to:

petrology  tectonics  glaciology  quaternary and surficial geology  hydrogeology  planetary geology  seismology solid earth geophysics

Including but not limited to:

actuarial science  bio-statistics  cryptography  industrial mathematics

Including but not limited to:

astronomy and astrophysics  complexity science  environmental physics isotope science laboratory