21 record(s) found in the location "Yellowknife" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Visual and Performance Art for HIV Prevention with Indigenous Youth in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Logie, Carmen
Licensed Year(s): 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015
Summary: The objectives of this research are to: 1. explore experiences and conceptualizations of social and structural contexts of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) vulnerability (e.g. stigma), and protective factors (e.g. empowerment), among Northern Indigenous youth; 2. build capacity and leadership in HIV prevention and research among Northern Indigenous youth; 3. evaluate the effect of arts-based ...


HBSC - Health Behaviour in School-aged Children
Principal Investigator: Pickett, William
Licensed Year(s): 2018 2005 2002
Summary: The study titled, Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC), is a cross-national research project conducted by the Social Program Evaluation Group (SPEG) at Queen’s University in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO Europe) and the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC). The HBSC study aims to gain insight into, and increase understanding of, the health behaviours and attitud...


F.O.X.Y. Participatory Action Research Project
Principal Investigator: Lys, Candice L
Licensed Year(s): 2016 2015 2014 2013
Summary: 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 (PAR) project is a territorial-wide project that uses a grounded theory method and participatory actio...


Exploring Social and Structural Contexts of HIV Vulnerability Among LGBTQ+ Youth in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Logie, Carmen
Licensed Year(s): 2015
Summary: The research team will establish an interdisciplinary team of lesbian, gay, bi, transgender, queer (LGBTQ+) Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal youth, adult and allied researchers to generate knowledge on social contexts of human immunodeficiency (HIV) and sexually transmitted infection (STI) vulnerability among LGBTQ+ youth in Northwest Territories (NWT). The research team aim to: 1) Explore the lived ...


Mapping social and structural contexts of HIV and STI vulnerability among LGBTQ+ youth in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Logie, Carmen
Licensed Year(s): 2015 2014
Summary: The research team has launched the first community based research collaboration on social and structural drivers of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and sexually transmitted infection (STI) among a neglected population in Canada’s North: lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer and other sexually and gender diverse (LGBTQ+) youth in NWT. The objectives of this study are to: 1) Explore the lived exp...


Developing a pathway to authentic empathy by study of children’s drawings
Principal Investigator: Eady, Michelle J
Licensed Year(s): 2014
Summary: This project seeks to explore how children’s drawings reflect their perceptions of self, and to use the findings to begin to develop a framework for authentic empathy. The participants’ perceptions are to be ascertained through visual representation of their thoughts using their drawings and discussions about their drawings as empirical data. The methods for the project are as follows: 1. The...


An ethical space for dialogue about difficult history: Program evaluation of a residential school education module in Canada's Northwest Territories and Nunavut Territory
Principal Investigator: Daitch, Sarah S
Licensed Year(s): 2012
Summary: The aim of this research is to gauge whether the residential school teaching and learning unit in the new Grade 10 Northern Studies course enables NWT students to meaningfully engage with the difficult legacy of Indian Residential Schools. Based on the experiences of the students, the principal researcher plans to make recommendations regarding the teaching and learning material to the NWT Departm...


Democracy talks
Principal Investigator: Turcotte, Andre
Licensed Year(s): 2012
Summary: The objective of this study is to understand why young people do not feel represented, and learn how to connect and engage young people in politics. Simply put, the research team would want to listen to young people tell how to make politics more meaningful for them. Testing two discussion guides across Canada (e.g., less engaged in rural communities, or less engaged in high crime neighborhood...


Youth and Tobacco Studies with the Yellowknives Dene First Nations
Principal Investigator: Jardine, Cindy G.
Licensed Year(s): 2009
Summary: This licence is being issued for the scientific research application No. 1048. This research project seeks to better understand the factors and conditions that lead youth to decide to start, or not start, smoking. It will focus on youth within the Yellowknives Dene First Nation. A secondary objective is to expose students to the research process and develop research skills. The project is being...


Young Canadians in a Wired World (YCWW) - Phase II - Field Survey
Principal Investigator: Huxtable, Lynn
Licensed Year(s): 2013 2005
Summary: This project is a follow-up to a similar project that was done across Canada in 2001, and to the focus groups that were done in November 2003. The researchers want to find out what is changing in the ways that young people use the Internet. Issues they...


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