Principal Investigator:Bennett, Mia Licenced Year(s):
In light of rapid environmental alterations due to climate change and the Canadian North’s history of boom-and-bust cycles, this research has two objectives. The first is to understand the perspectives of residents in Inuvik and Tuktoyaktuk and government representatives in Yellowknife on the replacement of the seasonal ice road with a permanent all-weather road. The second is to discern who will ...
Principal Investigator:Mutual, Alycia Licenced Year(s):
Focusing specifically on the Beaufort Sea region in the Northwest Territories and Alaska, which has a lengthy history intertwining resource development with issues like Inuit self-governance, this research aims to explore the similarities and differences in perceptions of these issues both across countries as well as between northern and southern-based media.
The main component of the research ...
Principal Investigator:Robinson, Suzanne M Licenced Year(s):
The objective of this research is to conduct a community based research project that celebrates Northern life, share the North with the South and study the South from a Northern perspective. Also, expand the project to include personal films made by student researchers.
This video project will be a participatory research project. Student collection methods will be questionnaires, focus groups, ...
Principal Investigator:Kikkert, Peter J Licenced Year(s):
This licence is being issued for the scientific research application No.1044.
This project will examine Northerners’ perspectives on how the Arctic Council might be enhanced to better serve circumpolar stakeholders in the twenty-first century, and how Northerners can be better engaged in priority-and agenda-setting on the domestic level.
The researcher plans to conduct first-person int...
Principal Investigator:Bender, Emilee Licenced Year(s):
The project will explore how a reconsidered learning environment may better respond to the cultural and educational needs of northern learners. It will include a study of both formal and informal learning environments, traditional building practices, and will also explore how traditional native teachings, ceremonial and ritual spaces, as well as appropriate technologies could be utilized to enhanc...
Principal Investigator:Blomqvist, Jennifer Licenced Year(s):
The researcher will reach Ft. Good Hope by air, and will be based in private accomodations. Data will be collected during interviews with participants in the Hume River bush camp, an alternative sentencing option for Aboriginal offenders. Interviews will be taped, to facilitate data collection. Participation in the study is voluntary, and all participants will sign a consent form. The researcher...
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:Brown, Rai Licenced Year(s):
This project will study the impact of education of women's status in Northern Canada and hopefully develop an ethic that re-engages culture and ecology by challenging the western notion of progress. The researcher will conduct unstructured interviews with innovative educational institutions, sustainable development organizations, and women involved in community-building projects, social justice i...
Principal Investigator:Powell, Chris Licenced Year(s):
The objectives of this work are to determine the nature of the relationship between the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) and its employees between the years 1965-1984. Data collection will take place mainly in the Union of Northern Workers collection at the NWT archives, particularly for the period 1967-84 to examine to relationship between the state and its employees, particularly i...
Principal Investigator:Sharkey, Irene Licenced Year(s):
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...