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


The relative effects of phonetic and phonological salience on speech sound processing
Principal Investigator: Barzilai, Maya L
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: The objective of this project is to examine cases in which the phonetic and phonological properties of a pair of speech sounds make conflicting about predictions in which sound will be more easily processed. Tlicho, a phonologically Low-marked language, provides an ideal test ground for this question. High tones are more phonetically salient, where as low tones are more salient in the grammatical ...


Tracking Change... Local and Traditional Knowledge in Watershed Governance
Principal Investigator: Parlee, Brenda L
Licensed Year(s): 2019 2019 2019 2017 2016
Summary: Tracking Change: Local and Traditional Knowledge in Watershed Governance is a six-year research program funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council and led by the University of Alberta, Mackenzie River Basin Board, and the Government of the Northwest Territories in collaboration with many other valued Aboriginal organization partners and universities. The broad goal of the projec...


Interviewing Community Health Workers/Representatives and Key Stakeholders in Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Cueva, Katie
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: This project aims to learn about the scope of work, strengths, and areas for improvement of the Community Health Worker (CHW) and Community Health Representative (CHR) programs in the Northwest Territories, Canada. All CHWs and CHRs employed in March-April, 2019 will be invited to participate in interviews, as well as all CHR and CHW managers. Where possible, interviews will be conducted in pe...


Métis moose hair tufting: revival of a tradition
Principal Investigator: Wenzel, Abra
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: First, to provide detail and understanding to moose hair tufted objects housed at the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre. Second, demonstrate how women’s embroidery critically underpins their role in communities throughout history. Third, to provide a forum where women can learn from each other and practice tufting. Finally, and ultimately, the development and dissemination of moose hair tuf...


Health Effects Monitoring Program
Principal Investigator: Chan, Laurie H. M.
Licensed Year(s): 2019 2018 2017
Summary: The Health Effects Monitoring Program is a human biomonitoring study aimed to assess the exposure and health impact of arsenic and other contaminants on the human population of Yellowknife, Ndilo and Dettah in the Northwest Territories, as part of the Giant Mine Remediation Project. The overall objective of the program is to establish current or baseline levels of arsenic exposure among residen...


50+ and Elders Health Survey in the Northwest Territories
Principal Investigator: Sharma, Sangita
Licensed Year(s): 2019 2018
Summary: Indigenous seniors may face many challenges in accessing health care, and day-to-day living supports. These challenges may be isolation from health and community centers, unable to get to the centers to use the services available or they may not speak English. Seniors have a high risk of heart disease, diabetes, falls, as well as possible decline in memory and thinking skills. However, there is ve...


Engaging with mining impacts on Indigenous community health: Allegiance challenges in public health research and practice
Principal Investigator: Spiegel, Jerry
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: The purpose of this study is to inform the public health profession of complexities, paradoxes and implications of the different ways in which professionals might engage when the work relates to how mining practices affect Indigenous communities, with an intention of expanding the possibilities. The principal investigator (PI) asks the overarching question: How are public health professionals enga...


Lake and River Ice Fieldwork in support of PermASAR data analysis
Principal Investigator: van der Sanden, Josephus J
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: This project aims to undertake fieldwork in the context of the PermASAR winter campaign. The data collected will support the evaluation and development of radar satellite Earth observation (EO) technology for application to the mapping of river and lake ice processes and properties. The research team expect the fieldwork to take place over a period of two to three weeks in the months of Februar...


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