Summer Research: Aix-Marseille University

Aix-Marseille University is one of the youngest French universities today and is also the biggest in regards to the number of its students. Aix-Marseille University offers quality education in all fields of study. Awarded the Initiative of Excellence label (Idex) in 2016, AMU is an intensive research university joining the ranks of prestigious universities worldwide. Deeply rooted in its territory, Aix-Marseille University is recognized as a university of international standard by its prestigious partners.

 

Credit Equivalency: 60 Credits = 5.0 UofT FCE

List of projects available:

– Global versus local temperature trends during the late Miocene – a new view from the tropical Atlantic
Subject research: Palaeoceanography, Micropalaeontology
Recommended level: Graduate (5th year)
Duration: 12 weeks
Location: Aix-en-Provence, CEREGE

– Influence of eccentricity on large-scale atmospheric circulation over the early Pleistocene
Subject research: Paleoclimate modeling
Recommended level: Undergraduate
Duration: 12 weeks
Location: Aix-en-Provence, CEREGE

– Machine-learning approaches in paleoclimatology: testing the individual morphometric analysis of foraminifera for detecting past El Niño events
Subject research: Palaeoceanography and Image processing
Recommended level: Graduate
Duration: 12 weeks
Location: Aix-en-Provence, CEREGE

– Sustainable recovery of critical metals in bauxite residue
Subject research: Physico-chemistry, metal extraction
Recommended level: Graduate
Duration: 12 weeks
Location: Aix-en-Provence, CEREGE

– “Slippery” surface detection
Subject research: Computer graphics, geometric modeling, 3D shape analysis.
Recommended level: Undergraduate (4th year) – Graduate (5th year)
Duration: up to 12 weeks
Location: Marseille, Polytech

– Mesh classification using deep learning on “Shape Curvature Graphs”
Subject research: Computer graphics, geometric modeling, 3D shape analysis
Recommended level: Undergraduate (4th year) – Graduate (5th year)
Duration: up to 12 weeks
Location: Marseille, Polytech

Housing: On-campus housing is not guaranteed.

Funding: Students applying to Aix-Marseille University should also apply for Globalink Research Award. Successful GRA applicants will not be considered for $3000 CIE funding and IE Award because the GRA amount is greater of the two.

Subjects Available at Host: Computer Science, Physics, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry, Geography

Program Type: Research

Accepting Applications: No

Application Deadline: February 18, 2020

Timeline: 12 weeks, May - July

Country: France

City: Multiple cities

Institution: University

Language of Study: English, French

Level of Study: Undergrad, Graduate

Credit: Varies

Open to Programs at UofT: All

Tuition & Incidentals: Paid to UofT

Program Fees: No fee

Funding: $3000 + Possibility of IE Award OR Globalink Research Award

Eligibility Requirements: Minimum cGPA 2.7