27 record(s) found with the tag "participatory research" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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"That was our sport back then": An exploration of the developmental benefits of participating in Northern games
Principal Investigator: McHugh, Tara-Leigh
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.4607. The objective of this community-based participatory research (CBPR) is to examine the emotional, mental, physical, and spiritual (i.e., holistic) benefits of participating in northern games for Indigenous youth. To address the research objective, two exploratory research questions will be addressed: 1) How does partic...


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...


Health in the North: Phase 2 - Case study on the community health service needs of Tuktoyaktuk and mapping back to CAN/CSA-Z1630-17.
Principal Investigator: Leyenaar, Matthew
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: The purpose of this project is for a small team to conduct a community health needs assessment via field work in Tuktoyaktuk, and use the combined qualitative information from participatory community engagement sessions and quantitative data from published statistics to determine the adaptability of this Standard as a model guideline for specific rural application of a community paramedicine (cp) ...


Sahtú Benígodi: Traditional Knowledge of Great Bear Lake and its Watershed
Principal Investigator: Spring, Andrew
Licensed Year(s): 2019 2018
Summary: The purpose of this project is to build a comprehensive database of Traditional Knowledge of the Great Bear Lake and its watershed to form an environmental baseline for the cumulative impacts of climate change and development. By compiling the rich history and stories from existing literature, studies and other initiatives from the community, the research team will be able to build a comprehensive...


Food systems and community well-being in Kakisa, NT
Principal Investigator: Spring, Andrew
Licensed Year(s): 2019 2018
Summary: The objectives of this research project are to: 1. foster training and knowledge sharing to ensure that traditional foods continue to provide an important component of affordable, sustainable healthy food system for Ka'a'gee Tu First Nation(KTFN); 2. conduct a detailed needs assessment for a food security action plan; 3. increase knowledge and capacity to grow and produce food products while ex...


Reconciling Traditional Knowledge Through Protocols: A Framework for Indigenous Communities and Publishers
Principal Investigator: Pruys, Sarah
Licensed Year(s): 2018
Summary: The first objective of this research is to explore established and emerging research on how Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) and Traditional Knowledge (TK) interact in Canada and across the world, and examine what solutions have been proposed thus far. The Principal Investigator (PI) will build on this research by working in collaboration with local Indigenous communities using a community-based...


Building Community Resilience in Kakisa
Principal Investigator: Spring, Andrew
Licensed Year(s): 2017 2016 2015
Summary: The objectives of this research project are to: 1. hold an initial community workshop to confirm community plan for projects. Follow-up Workshops will also be held where community can discuss progress and reassess adaptation planning and goals; 2. maintain the potential for traditional harvesting practices to ensure that wildlife and harvested plants continue to provide an important component of...


HealtheSteps: Exercise and Nutrition Prescriptions to Prevent Diabetes in Rural and Remote Communities
Principal Investigator: Petrella, Robert J.
Licensed Year(s): 2016 2015
Summary: The objectives of this project are to: 1. assess the “lived-experience” of long-term participant maintenance of health behaviours acquired through completion of the HealtheSteps program through a questionnaire administered by their HealtheSteps coach; 2. collect clinical measures (height, weight, body mass index, waist circumference, and blood pressure) to inform the researchers of the success ...


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...


Working Together to Achieve Healthier Lifestyles in Yukon and Northwest Territories' Communities
Principal Investigator: Butler Walker, Jody
Licensed Year(s): 2016 2015
Summary: The objectives of this research project are: 1.) to encourage and support Northerners in Yukon and Northwest Territories’ communities to follow healthier lifestyles; and, to facilitate organizations, government departments and businesses in Yukon and NWT to work in partnership together to foster healthier lifestyles in communities. The project engages organizations involved in healthy eating, a...


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