195 record(s) found in the location "Norman Wells" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Northern Water Futures Baseline Environmental Monitoring
Principal Investigator: Baltzer, Jennifer L
Licenced Year(s): 2018
Summary: The overall objective is to understand existing and potential impacts of climate change and resource development in the Sahtú region on four key aspects: 1) the landscape, 2) vegetation, 3) water resources and 4) aquatic ecosystems. Specifically, the research team seek to understand: a) terrain instability due to permafrost thaw, especially around communities and culturally-important areas; b) veg...


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...


Breaking Trail: Developing community-engaged curriculum with former residential schools students in the NWT
Principal Investigator: Porter, Dave M
Licenced Year(s): 2018 2017
Summary: The objectives of this project are: 1) to document the community engagement and curriculum development process and provide a visual representation of the process; 2) to explore the experiences of community stakeholders who participated in the process; 3) to share the strengths and weaknesses of this curriculum development approach from the perspective of community participants and government; a...


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 ...


From Dene Kede to Dene Ts’ili: Review of Dene Language and Cultural Revitalization Initiatives in the Sahtu Region
Principal Investigator: Simmons, Deborah L
Licenced Year(s): 2018 2017
Summary: This collaborative project involving community and academic collaborators seeks to synthesize knowledge about North Slavey language and cultural revitalization as a core component of evolving community visions for Dene ts'ili (being Dene, Dene ways of life) in the Sahtu Region of the Northwest Territories. The project reflects upon the documented history of Dene language revitalization efforts in ...


A comparative analysis of provincial/territorial harm reduction policymaking in Canada: Key informant interviews
Principal Investigator: Wild, T. Cameron
Licenced Year(s): 2017
Summary: The proposed research will undertake interviews with key informants to answer the following research questions: what is the current state of provincial/territorial harm reduction policy in Northwest Territories (NWT)?; what are key barriers and facilitators to the establishment of harm reduction services in NWT?; and how do key policy stakeholders frame the acceptability and scope of harm reductio...


Aging, Disability and Technology (ADT): Understanding and Advancing Canadian Policies to Enhance Access to Assistive Technologies
Principal Investigator: Wang, Rosalie
Licenced Year(s): 2017
Summary: The focus of the Aging, Disability, and Technology (ADT) project is the ethical concern of equity in the availability and adoption of new technology -- the issue of fairness of access and distribution. ADT addresses the need for the implementation of the human rights of persons with technology needs in Canada, including people who are aging well, and people who are acquiring disability as they age...


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