28 record(s) found with the tag "communication" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Risk Communication and Trust in Decision-Maker Action: Lessons from First Nations, Inuit and Métis Case Studies in Canada
Principal Investigator: Jardine, Cindy G.
Licenced Year(s): 2015 2014 2013
Summary: This project seeks to develop better understanding of the roles that risk communication has played in influencing individual and social trust in decision-maker action on key public health issues involving Canadian Aboriginal peoples. Overall objectives of this study are: 1. to develop a common evaluative structure for assessing the impact of risk communication activities on First Nations/Inuit/Me...


Geographic Information Science (GIS) as a Health Communication Tool for Consultation with Stakeholders in Environmental Assessment of the Nico Project in the Tlicho Region, Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: McGetrick, Jennifer Ann
Licenced Year(s): 2014 2013
Summary: The overall objective of the research is to evaluate the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) as a health communication tool for consultation with stakeholders in environmental assessment of the Nico Project in the Tlicho Region of the Northwest Territories. By documenting stakeholder's evaluation of GIS in the environmental assessment, the research will help to inform best practices and pr...


Community technology development and use in K'atl'odeeche First Nation
Principal Investigator: O'Donnell, Susan
Licenced Year(s): 2014 2013
Summary: This collaborative research project aims to study and document the development of the K’atl’odeeche First Nation (KFN) Community Network. It will introduce the history of technology development and use in KFN, including broader social, political, cultural, and economic contexts. The project focuses on KFN's community technology development initiatives, and specifically the KFN Community Network. I...


Suitability of Delphi to Address Oil & Gas Development Questions in a Co-Management System
Principal Investigator: Hayden, Shannon M
Licenced Year(s): 2013
Summary: The over-arching goal of this study is to assess the implementation, outcome and suitability of the Delphi method to facilitate communication and decision-making in a northern co-management system. A parallel objective is to outline how this approach might be used to solicit and reach consensus among community members, managers and scientific experts on potential impacts and best management practi...


Leadership Qualities Required to Effect Positive Transformational Change in Telehealth Implementations
Principal Investigator: Geraghty, Ashley A
Licenced Year(s): 2010
Summary: The purpose of this project is to identify the leadership qualities that are essential to effect positive transformational change, specifically in relation to the implementation of telehealth technologies. By determining these leadership qualities and then integrating them into the Information Services Division’s operations, policies, and procedures, telehealth and eHealth can move closer to being...


Do tailored messages promote evidence-informed decision making in breast cancer prevention?
Principal Investigator: Dobbins, Maureen
Licenced Year(s): 2010
Summary: The objectives of this study are: 1) To evaluate a knowledge transfer and exchange (KTE) strategy to improve the provision of public health services for breast cancer prevention and early detection and 2) to determine if tailored messages (active knowledge transfer) are more effective than access to a website housing rigorous systematic reviews in breast cancer prevention and early detection (pass...


Interest Group Activities in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Giesbrecht, Terri
Licenced Year(s): 2003
Summary: This project will investigate patterns of interest group activity in the Northwest Territories. Interest groups serve an important function as a communication channel between citizens and government in the policy process. The main goal of this project i...


The Role of the Adult Educator in a cross-cultural Context: Adult Education in the NWT Context: Aurora Campus, Inuvik, Adult Basic Education
Principal Investigator: Sharkey, Irene
Licenced Year(s): 1998
Summary: I will mainly reflect on any experiences and review secondary sources. I will collect data through an exploration of my own practice as an educator and through an investigation of significant themes previously identified in the literature studied in the area of cross-cultural and adult education. The following themes will be considered farther for their relevance in organizing the investigation: D...


Connecting the North: Northern Aboriginal Peoples Advocate for a Northern Information Highway
Principal Investigator: Matiation, Nicole
Licenced Year(s): 1998
Summary: Examination of "Connecting the North" symposium held in 1994, as a watershed event within the historical continuum of First Peoples' activism in communications technology and content in Canada's North. The researcher will trace the role of this symposium in shaping stakeholders' and government discourse relative to policy issues. Also will be looking at actual outcomes such as the creation of Ardi...


The Internet as a Research and Communications Tool: the Promise and Reality
Principal Investigator: Hogan, Bernard
Licenced Year(s): 1997
Summary: This study will involve using survey questionnaires to gather data on student usage of the Internet at Aurora College (Ft. Smith, Inuvik, and Yellowknife campuses). Approximately 150 students will be surveyed in Fort Smith, 70 students in Inuvik, and 150 students in Yellowknife. This data will be evaluated to determine the usefulness of the Internet for communications and research purposes....


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