376 record(s) found in the location "Yellowknife" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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The Middle Years Development Instrument
Principal Investigator: Schonert-Reichl, Kimberly
Licensed Year(s): 2020 2019
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.4615. The Middle Years Development Instrument (MDI) is a self-report questionnaire that gives students a voice by answering questions about their feelings and experiences both inside and outside of school. The MDI uses a holistic, strengths-based approach to measure five dimensions of child development strongly linked to so...


Understanding the Implications of Trends in Mining Technologies on Regional Development in the Context of the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Lakhani, Sabrina-Ayesha
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.4609. This project will use two focus groups and desktop research to identify current socio-economic benefits derived from Socio-Economic Agreements (SEAs) between mine operators and the Government of the Northwest Territories and to identify emerging technologies and their associated implications for regional development a...


Making a place for Indigenous fishing livelihoods: Navigating cross-scale institutions in Great Slave Lake fishery management
Principal Investigator: Wray, Kristine E J
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.4406. The research team seeks to document an oral history of the growth of the commercial fishery from the community perspective in terms of four stages: the Dene fishery (up to 1944), the early commercial fishery (1945-1969), federal management by the Freshwater Fish Marketing Corporation (1970-2018), and the present phase...


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...


Reflective writing: What do BSN students write about and why?
Principal Investigator: Durnford, Kerry Lynn
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.4552. The objectives of this study are: 1) to collect reflective writing assignments from Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) students to identify themes from practice experiences; 2) to identify what affects and informs BSN students choice of reflective topic or theme, and; 3) to explore student's understanding of t...


Governing Energy System Change in the Canadian Arctic: Alternative Sources of Innovation in Communities?
Principal Investigator: Mallett, Alexandra
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.4445. The goals of this project are: 1) to determine the extent to which changes are occurring with respect to electricity generation and use at the community level in three communities in NWT; 2) to determine how, what and who is involved in the governance of energy within communities and how this is evolving; and 3) to de...


Welcoming the “Sacred Spirit (Child): Connecting Indigenous and Western ‘ways of knowing’ to inform future policy partnerships to optimize maternal child health service delivery initiatives in remote
Principal Investigator: Thiessen, Kellie
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.4496. This research study is being conducted to understand how maternity care programs and policies effect life-giving processes for individuals and communities in Northern Canadian regions. Firstly, the research team will study which maternity service delivery models are the best at supporting people to maintain health ...


Sustainable food system research in Yellowknife
Principal Investigator: Spring, Andrew
Licensed Year(s): 2019 2018 2017 2016
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.4541. The objectives of this research is to support the implementation of the sustainable food systems research and related local food activities in Yellowknife. This will be done through: 1) Working with and supporting local groups to identify community-based strategies to promote and implement local food production and...


Corporate Social Responsibility: The mining company–aboriginal context 'continued'
Principal Investigator: Mulholland, Ron
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.4528. The objective of this research is a continuation of the Principle Investigator’s (PI) previous 2016 case study research on processes, lessons and outcomes from development partnerships between Indigenous communities and mining companies. The PI has a draft case on the Tlicho Government relationship with DeBeers. This ...


The Reflection Room: Moving from Death-Denying to Death-Discussing, Part 2
Principal Investigator: Holyoke, Paul
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: Human beings are storytellers. Understanding complex challenges through narrative builds empathy. Stories also trigger the imagination for future possibility. The research team think that providing places for storytelling and places for reading the stories of others might trigger more thinking and discussing dying and death. In this research, the team will build on a study of, Reflection Rooms,...


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