545 record(s) found in the location "Yellowknife" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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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...


Application of passive seismic methodologies to the determination of overburden thickness in a permafrost-rich environment
Principal Investigator: McPeak, Sara E
Licenced Year(s): 2018
Summary: The objectives of this project are to test if passive seismics can be used to map the thickness of overburden in a permafrost-rich environment; and, to compare overburden thickness derived from passive seismic data and known overburden thickness from drilling. This project will test to see if the earth’s natural vibration can be used to determine how much sand, gravel, soil and permafrost are a...


PermASAR - Airborne SAR campaign on permafrost soils and boreal forests in the Canadian North-West
Principal Investigator: Hajnsek, Irena
Licenced Year(s): 2018
Summary: Collection of microwave radar backscatter data of permafrost and boreal forest at wavelengths of 3cm (X-band), 6cm (C-band), 10cm (S-band) and 23cm (L-band). This process will capture two stable permafrost active layer states: thawed and frozen. The research team will derive information about permafrost (e.g. soil status, soil moisture) and about forest (e.g. structure, biomass) from collected dat...


Community-based food systems research in Yellowknife, NT
Principal Investigator: Spring, Andrew
Licenced Year(s): 2018 2017 2016
Summary: The objectives of this research is to support the implementation of the Yellowknife Food Charter and related local food activities in Yellowknife. Specific objectives are: 1) to work with and support local groups (Ecology North and the Yellowknife Farmers Market) to identify community-based strategies to promote and implement local food production and develop a sustainable food system; 2) to...


Turning Points: A collaborative digital storytelling project in Yellowknife
Principal Investigator: Klein, Peter
Licenced Year(s): 2018
Summary: The research team hope to address and counter the history of researchers and journalists taking Indigenous stories and knowledge away from communities. Instead, the team hope to work in a good way to create, edit, and share stories that are meaningful to participants and their communities, and that counter harmful stereotypes. To do this, the research team will develop and reflect on a strategy fo...


50+ and Elders Health Survey in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Sharma, Sangita
Licenced Year(s): 2018
Summary: Indigenous seniors may face many challenges in accessing health care, and day-to-day living supports. These challenges may be isolation from health and community centers, unable to get to the centers to use the services available or they may not speak English. Seniors have a high risk of heart disease, diabetes, falls, as well as possible decline in memory and thinking skills. However, there is ve...


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...


Sustainable Water Governance and Indigenous Law Project
Principal Investigator: Bakker, Karen
Licenced Year(s): 2018 2017
Summary: The goal is to enhance effective, equitable Indigenous co-governance of water resources through pursuing five objectives: 1)Critically conceptualize the potential for reciprocal coordination of, and complementarity between, evolving common ("Western") and Indigenous water law and governance frameworks; 2)Develop innovative methods for co-researching Indigenous Water Governance, based on collabor...


Decolonizing Learning in Communities across Canada: Stories of Hope
Principal Investigator: Porter, Dave M
Licenced Year(s): 2018 2017 2016
Summary: The purpose of this project is to highlight the positive impacts of different approaches to decolonial education, which will hopefully ultimately arm teachers, schools and communities with the knowledge they need to move forward with the broad-sweeping changes that are required. Research questions include: What does decolonized education look like Indigenous communities/learners? What support...


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...


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