590 record(s) found in the location "Yellowknife" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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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 ...


Transitioning of permafrost to wetland and implications for biomass gains and losses
Principal Investigator: Chasmer, Laura E
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.4527. The objectives are to: 1) Compare the distribution of tree and shrub biomass within accessible areas in the Taiga Shield and Taiga Plains landscapes using lidar remote sensing, and by developing tree and shrub vegetation biomass models from field data; 2) Characterize and compare non fire-disturbed patterns of veget...


ABoVE Permafrost Dynamics Observatory
Principal Investigator: Miller, Charles E
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: The objective of this project is to collect physical and geophysical measurements quantifying permafrost susceptibility to ABoVE's internationally-available dataset. Researchers can access these data to bolster understanding of environmental processes and the ability to remotely-sense these on a regional scale. Airborne remote sensing missions from August 2017, 2018, and August of 2019 by NASA'...


Improving Indigenous Maternal and Infant Health in Northern Canada
Principal Investigator: Sharma, Sangita
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: Indigenous women living in Canada’s North may face challenges during pregnancy, childbirth, and after delivery. Complications can arise from limited access to healthcare services. In this project, communities and the research team will work together to develop a program to improve the health of Indigenous mothers and babies through: 1) Learning about maternal and infant health practices and exp...


NASA ABoVE Airborne Campaign 2019
Principal Investigator: Miller, Charles E
Licensed Year(s): 2019 2018 2017
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.4499. This airborne field campaign will link studies conducted on the ground with data collected through satellite remote sensing, enabling a deeper understanding of the vulnerability and resilience of these ecosystems, and how people within and beyond this region are responding to change. The ABoVE airborne campaigns can p...


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,...


Water Quality Monitoring in Tlicho Region, NWT, Canada
Principal Investigator: Pacunayen, Jessica L
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: The overarching goal for this project is to understand how decision-making bodies can make the best use of water quality data from pre-existing water monitoring programs collected by various agencies within the Tlicho region now and in the future. In order to achieve this goal, the Principal Investigator (PI) plans to understand how decision-making bodies within the Tlicho region currently use wat...


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