17 record(s) found in the location "Yellowknife" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Mixed-Method Study of Physician Burnout in Northern Canada
Principal Investigator: Hansen, Nathaniel F
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.4483. The goal is to characterize the factors that influence rates of physician burnout in rural and remote regions of northern Canada. The hope is that enhancing understanding of physician burnout in these regions will help policy makers and health system administrators to design policies that will more effectively support...


Quality Workplace Environment
Principal Investigator: Cash, Penny
Licensed Year(s): 2012 2011 2010
Summary: Quality workplace environments are known to be a positive determinant in the recruitment and retention of nurse educators. This project is designed to establish what nurse educators consider to be important elements in their work environment and to determine if these are experienced. Initially, a pilot project was conducted whereby an instrument to measure a quality workplace environment was ...


Teacher Performance Appraisals: A Tool for Teacher Growth and Improvement
Principal Investigator: O'Keefe, Jeffrey
Licensed Year(s): 2011
Summary: The objective of this qualitative study is to explore how current methods of teacher performance appraisals contribute to teacher growth and improvement over time in the Northwest Territories. This study explores how current methods of teacher performance appraisals result in teacher growth and improvement over time. Teacher perceptions about the value, benefit, and purpose of teacher performanc...


Mapping the Social Economy in Northern Canada – Northwest Territories Project
Principal Investigator: Southcott, Chris
Licensed Year(s): 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
Summary: The research objectives are to continue developing a comprehensive listing of social economy organizations in Northern Canada; to undertake a survey of these organizations to determine the characteristics of these organizations including locations, activities, size, employment, membership and structure; to determine the research needs of these organizations through a needs survey that will accompa...


Mobility, Identity and the New Economy: A Multi-site ethnography
Principal Investigator: Bell, Lindsay A
Licensed Year(s): 2015 2009 2008
Summary: This licence is being issued for the scientific research application No. 1006. Rapid economic change is influencing how we think of who we are and our ways of belonging to communities and regions. This research project aims to understand these changes through the eyes of two francophone Canada groups: 1) those involved in economic planning and development; and 2) those who are directly involved...


Journalisten am Polarkreis (Journalists in the North)
Principal Investigator: Raphael, Fabian
Licensed Year(s): 2009
Summary: This license has been issued for the scientific research application #972. The objective of this research is to study how climatic extremes and geographical isolation affects Yellowknife journalists. 20 qualitative interviews will be conducted with journalist in the NWT. Conversations will concern: Do climatic and geographical conditions affect the selection and implementation of news topics?...


Aboriginal Recruitment and Retention Strategy
Principal Investigator: Enge, Audrey S.
Licensed Year(s): 2007
Summary: The aim of this Master of Business Administration study is to ascertain the challenges or barriers that prevent the increase in Aboriginal employment recruitment and retention within Northwestel Inc. and other organizations with similar employment equity programs. A main objective of this research project is to develop an Aboriginal Recruitment and Retention Strategy for Northwestel Inc. Specifica...


Youth in Transition Survey
Principal Investigator: Auchterlonie, Sandy
Licensed Year(s): 2002
Summary: This project will help to provide an understanding of 1) the transitions youth in the NWT face; 2) the difficulties that sometimes go along with transitions; 3) what helps transitions go smoothly; and 4) the programs, services and other resources youth n...


Public sector labour organization in the Northwest Territories: 1965-1984
Principal Investigator: Powell, Chris
Licensed Year(s): 1999
Summary: 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...


Women's Access to Employment in Northern Resource Communities: Barriers and Opportunities.
Principal Investigator: Bron, Ingrid
Licensed Year(s): 1996
Summary: Because the main objective of visiting the NWT is the dissemination of research results and verification of findings with a similar community, sampling will be done on a convenience basis, using lead contacts, networking. Interviews with women, who may be participants and non participants in resource industry, trainers/educators, employers, labour force development staff, and/or advocacy organize...


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