Principal Investigator:Lantz, Trevor C. Licenced Year(s):
The core objective of this research is to work with Inuvialuit and Gwich’in experts to document and share local observations of environmental conditions. Over time this will build a record of observations, against which future changes can be compared. To document local observations this research will employ methods including participatory photo-mapping, participatory-video, web-based mapping, phot...
Principal Investigator:Giles, Audrey R. Licenced Year(s):
There are three objectives for this research project:
I) Understand Northwest Territories (NWT) resident male boaters’ behaviours and attitudes towards water safety. Given that rates of drowning are higher in the NWT, it would be dangerous to assume that male NWT residents have the same attitudes and behaviours concerning boat safety as their female and non-NWT resident counterparts. In particula...
Principal Investigator:Goodman, Karen J Licenced Year(s):
This research aims to answer questions posed by community members in the Northwest Territories (NT) and their health care providers about health risks from H. pylori infection. The Canadian North Helicobacter pylori (CANHelp) Working Group formed to develop a comprehensive approach to investigating community health problems related to H. pylori infection in NT communities and to identify public he...
Principal Investigator:Redvers, Jennifer M Licenced Year(s):
The objective of the project is to contribute to a cross-cultural understanding of the value and role of facilitating modern day on-the-land trips for related social, environmental, health and wellness outcomes in Canada's north. The results of this study will inform the future development of Land-based initiatives, through providing a better understanding of their current scope, practice, and imp...
Principal Investigator:Davidson, Adrienne Licenced Year(s):
The successful development of energy and natural resource projects in the north is not simply a matter of a suitable economic climate and support from federal or territorial/state government. Rather, the arctic and sub-arctic regions of Canada and the United States are governed by a complex system of institutions at the local, territorial, and international level. This research, investigates the d...
Principal Investigator:Spence, Duff Licenced Year(s):
The objective of the research is to provide the Yellowknife Education District No. 1 (YK1) board information on parents’ selection criteria with respect to school district for their children. This information then could be used to by the district to change existing program or service to have more parents selecting the YK1 district in the future. This increased enrolment will increase future fundin...
Principal Investigator:Corriveau, André Licenced Year(s):
The goals of this project are:
1. to improve First Nations, Inuit and Métis cancer patient transition experiences from the time of diagnosis, through treatment of care and upon discharge to a variety of community-based and primary care services;
2. to develop sustainable working relationships amongst First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities and primary and oncology care providers;
3. to i...
Principal Investigator:Randall, Katie A Licenced Year(s):
The objectives of this research project are:
1. to conduct research to identify gaps and barriers and supportive factors to Inuit, First Nations and Metis men’s participation in education (particularly literacy and essential skills [LES] acquisition) and employment;
2. to build the research & knowledge capacity of the northern literacy coalitions to further our goals of becoming centers of exper...
Principal Investigator:Lake, Tasha Licenced Year(s):
The objective of this research project is to understand the significance, values and beliefs regarding relationships and relationship building in an Aboriginal community. The principal investigator wants to develop a potential process of how social workers working in Aboriginal communities might build these types of relationships with families and communities.
Sample: Aboriginal social work st...
Principal Investigator:Goelman, Nadav Licenced Year(s):
The goal of this project is to develop a roadmap of policy and programming to encourage labour force adaptation, and healthy community development in Nunavut with research objectives being to: 1) pinpoint areas of potential risk to regional communities from economic development; 2) delineate between programs and policy options that advance adaptation and those that mitigate the adverse side effect...