Principal Investigator:Raine, Kim D Licenced Year(s):
POWER UP! (Policy Opportunity Windows: Engaging Research Uptake in Practice), strives to build knowledge, resources, and skills of the public, practitioners, and decision makers to develop and implement policy activities to create healthier environments. POWER UP! involves three jurisdictions: Alberta, Northwest Territories, and Quebec.
Throughout the 3-year duration of the project, evaluation...
Principal Investigator:Lys, Candice L Licenced Year(s):2016
The objective of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of the F.O.X.Y. (Fostering Open eXpression among Youth) participatory action research project for empowering young NWT women and facilitating dialogue about sexual health issues in the North.
The F.O.X.Y. participatory action research project is a territorial-wide project that uses a grounded theory method and participatory action r...
Principal Investigator:Jardine, Cindy G. Licenced Year(s):
The goal of this research is to qualitatively explore physical activity within the sociocultural context of the Yellowknives Dene people and communities. Specific objectives are:
1) to document the community's experiences with and perspective of regular physical activity through the eyes of their youth; and 2) to raise awareness about physical activity in the community, and develop strategies to ...
Principal Investigator:Cameron, Christine Licenced Year(s):2015
This study attempts to resolve an apparent contradiction between increasing levels of childhood obesity in the Canadian population and parental reports of high levels of physical activity by their children.
This survey and participant recruitment is one part of a project to determine the validity of parental reports on the physical activity levels of children and young adults between 5 and 19 y...
Principal Investigator:Campbell, Norman Licenced Year(s):
The primary goal of the project is to introduce a healthier food program to Aklavik by working with community partners. The DREAM-GLOBAL research team, Aklavik Community Corporation, local health committee, as well as other partners will develop a plan to support programs and policies that will increase the awareness and availability of healthy foods and especially traditional foods, wherever poss...
Principal Investigator:Martin, Jim L Licenced Year(s):20112010
The purpose of this project is to reduce/eradicate the incidence of Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI's) through the use of community relevant teaching methods, and promote healthy sexual practices in the context of respectful relationships. Goals include developing a baseline on how STI's are being contracted, developing a public awareness program on STI's and safe sex, training of healthcare ...
Principal Investigator:Hoyt, Andrea J. Licenced Year(s):2006
Community Monitoring of the Big Fish River is a new project being led by the Fisheries Joint Management Committee and the West Side Working Group. The project at the Big Fish River will include habitat and water quality surveys, traditional knowledge research and integration, discussions of the implications of changing environmental conditions, and Inuvialuit health and culture, including diet an...
Principal Investigator:Schuller, Paul Licenced Year(s):
The researchers will provide survey questionnaires to Principals of elementary schools to distribute to appropriate classrooms. The classroom teacher will conduct the survey with the class and then return the completed forms to the Principal for return to the investigator. Approximate time to complete the questionnaire is 30 minutes....
Principal Investigator:Hall, Barbara Licenced Year(s):1994
Data on health knowledge, skills, attitude and behaviours of children and youth will be gathered by using anonymous questionnaires. These surveys will be administered through the schools to students in grades 4,5,7,8,10 and 11. Teachers and principals will also be principals will be surveyed with regard to the implementation of the NWT School Health program. Researchers from selected communitie...
Principal Investigator:Shea, Elaine Licenced Year(s):
to describe the health concepts of Inuit adolescents by interviewing Inuit adolescents on their ideas about health (what is being healthy, how one becomes healthy, and how one learns about being healthy)...