Principal Investigator:Stuhl, Andrew T Licenced Year(s):
The primary objective of this research is to achieve a more nuanced understanding of the place of science and technology in interactions with the Arctic environment since 1970. This objective is significant for three reasons. First, it extends and diversifies scholarly knowledge about Arctic history, which has yet to confront the ways in which scientific knowledge and industrial technology have be...
Principal Investigator:Johnston, Jennifer L Licenced Year(s):
This Master’s level research project aims to explore the relationship between mental wellness and the natural environment. As part of exploring this relationship, the research will delve into the significance of 'going out on the land' for Aboriginal people in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region. Factors such as the erosion of natural landscapes, species endangerment and the continued disconnection o...
Principal Investigator:Meredith, John Licenced Year(s):
The researcher will walk throughout the Town of Ft. Smith on foot. Citizens of the town will be requested to participate in an interview to determine their perceptions of their surroundings. Interviews will be video-taped (with the participants permission), or manually recorded. The target goal is to interview 50 persons, although a smaller sample will be sufficient as long as it represents a c...
Principal Investigator:Notzke, Claudia Licenced Year(s):
The researcher will administer a questionnaire to visitors in the campground, in hotels and on tours; interview federal and territorial government officials, members of the Joint Secretariat and Renewable Resource Committees; and individuals active in the tourism industry. The researcher will also sample one or two day trips out of Inuvik (as a "participant observer"), and visit Tuktoyaktuk to lo...