26 record(s) found with the tag "cultural relevance" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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A Path to Greater Cultural Safety in NWT Physician Practice: Improving Patient-Physician Interaction in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Tordiff, Robert
Licenced Year(s): 2016
Summary: The objectives of this research project are to: 1) identify components of existing frameworks that might be suitable for a NWT cultural competency framework; 2) to measure the impact of frameworks on physician perception of patients; and, 3) to provide a foundation from which to begin design of a cultural competency framework and training program for health and social service care providers. Th...


Contaminant Biomonitoring in the Dehcho Region: A Pilot Investigation of the Links Between Contaminant Exposure, Nutritional Status, and Country Food Use
Principal Investigator: Laird, Brian D
Licenced Year(s): 2016 2015 2014
Summary: The overall objective of this research is to promote country foods in the Dehcho Region in a way that balances contaminant risks and nutrient benefits in order to maximize nutrient status while minimizing mercury exposure. The research team will work towards this objective through the implementation of pilot research that will: 1) develop a locally-relevant dietary survey, 2) evaluate the dietary ...


Lifestyle Prescriptions and Supports to Reduce the Risk of Diabetes in Rural and Remote Communities
Principal Investigator: Petrella, Robert J.
Licenced Year(s): 2016 2015
Summary: The objectives of this research project are: 1) to improve the health of participants (weight, BMI, fitness score, step counts, exercise frequency and duration, consumption of a healthy diet (fruits and vegetables, water, healthy breakfast), and health-related quality of life) through an evidence-based individualized lifestyle prescription, goal setting, and in-person/technology-supported coachin...


Exploring the History of Education in the Mackenzie Valley Region, 1940-1996
Principal Investigator: Fraser, Crystal G
Licenced Year(s): 2013
Summary: The researcher is examining the history of education in the Northwest Territories from 1940 to 1996. The objectives of this project are three-fold: 1) developing a historical narrative explaining the changing nature of education during the time frame; 2) interacting with community members to bring Aboriginal voice and perspective to academic research; and 3) reflect on northern history in regional...


Exploring the History of Education in the Mackenzie Valley Region, 1940-1996
Principal Investigator: Fraser, Crystal G
Licenced Year(s): 2013
Summary: The researcher is examining the history of education in the Northwest Territories from 1940 to 1996. The objectives of this project are three-fold: 1) developing a historical narrative explaining the changing nature of education during the time frame; 2) interacting with community members to bring Aboriginal voice and perspective to academic research; and 3) reflect on northern history in regional...


Exploring the History of Education in the Mackenzie Valley Region, 1940-1996
Principal Investigator: Fraser, Crystal G
Licenced Year(s): 2013
Summary: The researcher is examining the history of education in the Northwest Territories from 1940 to 1996. The objectives of this project are three-fold: 1) developing a historical narrative explaining the changing nature of education during the time frame 2) interacting with community members to bring Aboriginal voice and perspective to academic research 3) reflect on northern history in regional setti...


Exploring the History of Education in the Mackenzie Valley Region, 1940-1996
Principal Investigator: Fraser, Crystal G
Licenced Year(s): 2013
Summary: The researcher is examining the history of education in the Northwest Territories from 1940 to 1996. The objectives of this project are three-fold: 1) developing a historical narrative explaining the changing nature of education during the time frame 2) interacting with community members to bring Aboriginal voice and perspective to academic research and 3) reflect on northern history in regional s...


Impacts from climate change on berry productivity in the Canadian Arctic: Integrating community participation with science
Principal Investigator: Henry, Greg H R
Licenced Year(s): 2013 2012
Summary: The main objective of the Berry Project is to establish a long-term community-based monitoring program in arctic communities using culturally important berry species as indicators of climate change. The project’s main objectives for the Daring Lake Tundra Science Camp are to bring awareness to the effects of climate change and to expand environmental stewardship. These goals can be achieved by del...


Cultural Safety of Physical Activity Programming for Aboriginal Elders
Principal Investigator: Giles, Audrey R.
Licenced Year(s): 2013
Summary: This project seeks to understand the impact of the Elders in Motion (EIM) program, which is a physical activity program developed by the Northwest Territories Recreation and Parks Association (NWTRPA), on past and current participants. It also seeks to understand the challenges that program facilitators and communities have faced in regards to implementing the program and how they have dealt with ...


Building Economic and Social Prosperity: Connecting a Northern University Vision Through Dechinta Bush University
Principal Investigator: Coulthard, Glen
Licenced Year(s): 2013
Summary: The objectives of this research project are to: 1) document, evaluate and support the development of Dechinta Bush University Centre for Research and Learning; Including: A. governance practices, institutional structures and partnerships, B. teaching quality, C. the integration of land-based learning with university programming, D. students' personal and academic development and success, ...


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