669 record(s) found in the location "Yellowknife" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Burden Ethnographic Modeling Evaluation Qaujilisaaqtuq (BEMEQ) RSV: The Nunavut and Nunavik burden study
Principal Investigator: Goldfarb, David
Licensed Year(s): 2022
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.5289. The research team propose to identify the respiratory infection admissions at all hospitals serving Nunavummiut children under one year of age from 2010-2020. The objectives of the study are to: 1) Determine the rate and outcome of infant respiratory infection hospitalizations; 2) Assess the effectiveness of the paliv...


Understanding A Woman's Journey to give Birth: A Community Engagement Photovoice Project
Principal Investigator: Cruz, Sheila
Licensed Year(s): 2022
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.5292. The aim is to understand what the escort policy means to the pregnant women and the escorts and what impacts it has on the overall birthing experience. The objectives of this study are: 1) To understand the relationship of the escort to the pregnant woman and the rationale for escort choice when travelling to give bir...


Navigating the New Arctic Collaboratory: Yellowknife Research Design
Principal Investigator: Poelzer, Greg
Licensed Year(s): 2022
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.5238. Arctic cities face multiple challenges from social and economic transformations, deteriorating infrastructure, a changing environment, and pressures on their governance systems. To respond effectively, mayors, city councils, agency leaders, local citizens and residents, and other stakeholders need a clear set of indic...


Psychological Wellbeing of Housekeeping Staff in Canadian Hospitals: Determinants and Other Influencing Factors During a Pandemic (COVID-19)_COVIDEM Project
Principal Investigator: Chomienne, Marie-Hélène
Licensed Year(s): 2022
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.5186. The specific objectives of this project are to 1) understand the urgent mental health needs of housekeeping staff in Canadian hospitals during the COVID-19 pandemic by measuring their psychological health status and identifying factors that affect it, and 2) determine, based on the evidence generated and in collaborat...


Sources and fate of microplastics in Great Slave Lake
Principal Investigator: Bourdages, Madelaine
Licensed Year(s): 2022 2021
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.5224. The first objective of this project is to quantify microplastic concentration and composition in water, sediment, zooplankton, and air around Great Slave Lake. The second objective of this project is to examine if microplastic concentrations are greater near communities than the open water of Great Slave Lake. The thi...


NWT-wide Community based Water Quality Monitoring
Principal Investigator: Somers, Gila L
Licensed Year(s): 2022
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.4762. Water Quality Monitoring equipment is deployed at over 40 sites across the NWT to address community concerns. Community members were trained to use the following equipment: • Sondes: sit in the water and measure basic water quality parameters every 2 hours for up to 3 months. Analysis undertaken at Environment and...


Indigenous Clothing Ensembles: Indigenous Knowledge and Performance Evaluations to Enhance Northern Safe Practices
Principal Investigator: Barker, Anne
Licensed Year(s): 2022
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.5212. The overall objective of this project is to investigate how Indigenous clothing components could be a part of harsh weather personal protective equipment (PPE), leading to increased personal safety and security in Arctic environments. There are four main tasks for the research project: 1) Four northern crafting p...


Yellowknives Dene First Nation Housing Strategy
Principal Investigator: McCartney, Shelagh
Licensed Year(s): 2022 2021 2020
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.5202. Yellowknives Dene First Nation (YKDFN) has identified the availability of adequate, affordable, and appropriate housing for their membership as a critical priority. The research team are looking towards the creation and implementation of a community-based solution. The unique climatic, geographic, and cultural factors...


Arsenic ecotoxicity on plankton in Yellowknife lakes
Principal Investigator: Korosi, Jennifer B
Licensed Year(s): 2022
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.5180. This project has two objectives. Objective 1 is to identify lakes in the Yellowknife region that show evidence of ecological impairment from arsenic pollution, in order to quantify the ecological impacts of arsenic pollution on Yellowknife lakes at a regional scale and determine which lake characteristics make lakes m...


Ekati Diamond Mine
Principal Investigator: Pacholski, Laura J
Licensed Year(s): 2022
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.5107. The main objectives of the field work for 2022 will be to determine if the Ekati Diamond Mine is having an effect on the surrounding aquatic environment, wildlife, and air quality, and to provide baseline data for areas where mine development may occur in the future. In winter, water samples will be collected unde...


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