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The Semantics of Relative Clauses in Tlicho Yatii
Principal Investigator: Hucklebridge, Sherry
Licenced Year(s): 2018
Summary: The specific focus of this study is on relative clauses in Tlicho Yatii. The term `relative clause' is used to refer to clauses that define, identify or describe nouns. For example, in the sentence `The students who Ann liked got an A', the clause `who Ann liked' is a relative clause. Unlike English, Tlicho Yatii has few adjectives, and relative clauses are used for all description of nouns in the...


Impacts of climate change on wildfire risk in boreal forests in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Asselin, Hugo
Licenced Year(s): 2018
Summary: The three main objectives of this research are: 1) to reconstruct the multi-century history of wildfire and vegetation in the Northwest Territories by analyzing charcoal contained in lake sediments; 2) to establish the links between recent fire activity and climatic data by studying tree growth rings (annual resolution); and, 3) to combine this scientific knowledge to indigenous knowledge obtained...


APPLE Schools Evaluation
Principal Investigator: Veugelers, Paulus
Licenced Year(s): 2018
Summary: In September 2018, APPLE Schools is expanding to two schools in the NWT. The research team will conduct a baseline evaluation in May 2018 that will provide information about students attending these expansion schools, parents and school principals. Data obtained will be used by the schools and assigned School Health Facilitator (SHF) to help inform the development of school specific action plans. ...


Pulsating aurora observed from balloons and from the ground
Principal Investigator: Cully, Christopher
Licenced Year(s): 2018
Summary: The research team want to test several prototype instruments: cameras, radio receivers and an X-ray instrument on a high-altitude balloon. The hope is to collect data from all of those instruments that will help to understand the high-energy particles involved in pulsating aurora. The research team will observe pulsating aurora through the prototype cameras and anticipate deploying on a frozen ...


HBSC - Health Behaviour in School-aged Children
Principal Investigator: Pickett, William
Licenced Year(s): 2018 2005 2002
Summary: The study titled, Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC), is a cross-national research project conducted by the Social Program Evaluation Group (SPEG) at Queen’s University in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO Europe) and the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC). The HBSC study aims to gain insight into, and increase understanding of, the health behaviours and attitud...


Canadian Domestic Homicide Prevention Initiative with Vulnerable Populations
Principal Investigator: Jaffe, Peter
Licenced Year(s): 2018 2017
Summary: The purpose of the Canadian Domestic Homicide Prevention Initiative with Vulnerable Populations (CDHPIVP) is to enhance and inform domestic violence risk assessment, risk management and safety planning strategies in order to decrease the risk of lethality for particular vulnerable populations (i.e., Indigenous people; rural, northern and remote communities; immigrants and refugees; and children ex...


National Collaborative Centre of Indigenous Education
Principal Investigator: Newhouse, David
Licenced Year(s): 2018
Summary: The centrepiece of the National Collaborative Centre of Indigenous Education (NCCIE) is a website that educators, practitioners, policy makers, and others will be able to access to learn about examples of best practices in Indigenous education found across the country. The website’s primary goal is to serve as an on-line library and resource centre whereby educators/practitioners can connect in a ...


Physical Activity Monitor 2018
Principal Investigator: Myles, Richard G
Licenced Year(s): 2018 2017 2015 2014
Summary: The 2017-2018 Physical Activity Monitor (PAM), specifically, will examine physical activity levels of Canadians and will permit the comparison of activity levels over time, sport participation, and furthermore will examine physical activity and sport opportunities available in Canadian communities, such as availability, usage, and satisfaction with places to walk or bicycle, trails, green spaces, ...


Practices for Managing H. pylori Infection in Northern Canada: A Consultation with Health Care Practitioners
Principal Investigator: Goodman, Karen J
Licenced Year(s): 2018 2017
Summary: The practitioner consultation project aims to engage targeted health care practitioners to describe current patterns of health care practice pertaining to H. pylori infection and related diseases, and to identify obstacles to best practices for managing this infection. Initial testing and treatment for H. pylori infection usually occurs in the primary care setting.The research team will target ...


Keeping Families Safe: Emergency Protection Orders in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Moffitt, Pertice M
Licenced Year(s): 2018
Summary: The objectives of this project are to improve the emergency protection order (EPO) process in the Northwest Territories, and, to increase knowledge about the EPO process amongst frontline workers and the general public. A case study approach will be used. Frontline workers (including Shelter workers, Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Justice of the peace officers, Victim Service Workers, Communit...


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