589 record(s) found in the location "Yellowknife" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Community Partnership to Create a Comprehensive Approach to Family Violence in the NWT
Principal Investigator: Moffitt, Pertice M
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: The objectives of this research are to engage community partners in co-creation of best practices to prevent family violence, to share findings of a scoping review on best practices to prevent /end family violence, and to hear priorities from these implications from youth and elders in the communities. Demographic data (age, ethnicity, gender and exposure to violence) will be collected to desc...


The Semantics of Quantifiers in Tlicho Yatii and Sahtuot'ine Yati
Principal Investigator: Hucklebridge, Sherry
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: The specific focus of this study is on quantifiers in Tlicho Yatii and Sahtuot’ine Yati. The term ‘quantifier’ is used to refer to words that combine with nouns and give information about the amount of that noun. Examples of quantifiers in English include ‘all,’ ‘every,’ and ‘some.’ Tlicho Yatii and Sahtuot’ine Yati have distinct quantifiers from English, and from each other. For example, while En...


Inclusive Early Childhood Service System Project
Principal Investigator: Underwood, Kathryn
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: The project adopts an Institutional Ethnography approach through annual interviews with families over a 6-year period. This study of institutional practices will draw on more than 800 interviews with families. The research team then consider how the construction of children and families in these services intersects with cultural identities. For example, the team will examine how disability can dev...


Post-Extractive Futures in Northern Indigenous Communities
Principal Investigator: Hall, Rebecca J
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: Objectives for this project are to: 1) reveal community development goals and strategies in communities navigating the closure of an extractive project through talking circles and interviews; and, 2) facilitate vision and knowledge sharing between and within extraction-affected communities through talking circles, and community presentations. The primary mode of data collection will be activi...


Digital Storytelling as an Indigenous Women’s Health Advocacy Tool: Empowering Indigenous Women to Frame Their Health Stories
Principal Investigator: Wiart, Shelley M
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: Expected outcomes include: 1) Clarification on Indigenous women's traditional knowledge and healing practices, and how/if they use them on a regular basis; 2) an understanding of common traditional healing practices and medicines Indigenous women, from a variety of backgrounds, are using for themselves and their families; 3) Indigenous women sharing their digital stories with non-Indigenous commun...


Improving colorectal cancer screening in northern Canada using participatory simulation modelling
Principal Investigator: Kuziemsky, Craig
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: This project aims to employ an evidence-based simulation modelling approach to estimate the endoscopy resources required to support a Fecal Immunohistochemical Testing (FIT)-based territorial screening program in the NWT and propose effective solutions to meet those requirements that are patient-centred, culturally competent and feasible within a rural and remote health system. To populate the ...


Exploring Repatriation and its Effects
Principal Investigator: Meloche, Chelsea H
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: The dissertation project seeks to explore the effects of repatriation from the perspective of receiving communities and, more generally, consider the roles of repatriation for reconciliation efforts in Canada. I have four main objectives for this project: 1) to understand how the meaning and processes of repatriation change across different jurisdictions; 2) to identify any social, cultural, econo...


A content analysis of organizations and programs that implement approaches to address appropriate prescribing and use.
Principal Investigator: Straus, Sharon E
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: The objective of this study is to explore appropriate medication prescribing strategies that are being delivered by various organizations or programs, as well as understand the determinants (key challenges and opportunities) that affect their implementation. The aim of this study is to spark a national conversation about a possible framework for appropriate use at the Canadian level. The results o...


Biological responses to multiple environmental stressors in lakes around Yellowknife, NT
Principal Investigator: Smol, John P
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: The main goal is to understand the spatial distribution of phytoplankton and zooplankton species in lakes around the Yellowknife area and provide environmental context to the ongoing paleolimnological (reconstructing the environmental histories of lakes) investigations. This year, the research team aim to collect phytoplankton and zooplankton from a suite of lakes around Yellowknife following ...


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 ...


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