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We are currently seeking highly-qualified students at all levels and in  all areas.

The Institute for Space Research involves students at the  undergraduate, MSc, PhD, and post-doctoral  levels, and at all stages of our research, including:

-Scientific data analysis from ground and space-based instruments
-Arctic and sub-arctic field campaigns
-Instrument development, testing, and calibration

-Development of theoretical models



Students are funded through

-Teaching Assistantships in the Department of Physics and Astronomy 

-NSERC Canada Graduate Scholarships 

-Alberta Ingenuity Fund Graduate Scholarships

-Faculty research grants



Post-docs are supported by

-Research grants and contracts

-NSERC Post-doctoral Fellowships and related programs   

-Alberta Ingenuity Fund Post-graduate Fellowships


Please contact individual faculty members to learn more about  specific projects.


Our former students  and researchers have been employed at universities, research laboratories and industries around the world, including:

Arecibo Observatory
Bantrel Corporation
Dartmouth College
Department of National Defense, Ottawa
Itres Corporation
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Malaspina University-College, Nanaimo, BC
Millstone Hill Incoherent Scatter Radar facility
Mount Royal College, Calgary
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
NASA Marshall Space Flight Center
University of Aberystwyth, Wales
University of Arizona
University of Calgary Department of Geomatics
University of Bern, Switzerland
University of California, Los Angeles
University of Colorado at Boulder
University of New Hampshire


Former ISR students:  Please help us keep this list up to date!