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Tracking Change... Local and Traditional Knowledge in Watershed Governance
Principal Investigator: Parlee, Brenda L
Licensed Year(s): 2019 2019 2019 2017 2016
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.4369. 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 value...


Dehcho Collective on Permafrost
Principal Investigator: Sioui, Miguel PS
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.4512. The overall objective is to generate a fusion of leading-edge scientific and Indigenous knowledge on permafrost, and use it as a basis to co-develop new predictive decision support tools and innovative risk management strategies to inventory and manage permafrost and adapt to permafrost thaw. This program will co-d...


ABEKS - Community Based Ecological Monitoring Program
Principal Investigator: Ashthorn, Heather
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.4585. The objective of this project is to document and assess changing environmental conditions in the range of the porcupine caribou herd and adjacent coastal and marine ecosystems and to share information for co-management. Community based monitors are selected by local Renewable Resource Councils (RRCs) or Hunters and...


Inuvialuit Voices: cultural heritage preservation and access through digital storytelling in digital libraries
Principal Investigator: Shiri, Ali
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.4547. The overarching objective of this study is to investigate, develop, and evaluate a real-time, audio-recording digital storytelling and commenting user interface for the Inuvialuit Digital Library in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region (ISR) in order to facilitate live capturing of Inuit community input and stories while ...


Addressing Gendered Violence against Inuit Women: A review of police policies and practices in Inuit Nunangat
Principal Investigator: Michaels, Samantha J
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.4549. Pauktuutit’s projects are guided by regionally representative advisory committees with subject-matter expertise of relevance to the project. For this project, Pauktuutit has convened a Project Advisory Committee comprised of service providers, government and non-government organizations, as well as regional and nation...


Mixed-Method Study of Physician Burnout in Northern Canada
Principal Investigator: Hansen, Nathaniel F
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.4483. The goal is to characterize the factors that influence rates of physician burnout in rural and remote regions of northern Canada. The hope is that enhancing understanding of physician burnout in these regions will help policy makers and health system administrators to design policies that will more effectively support...


Reflective writing: What do BSN students write about and why?
Principal Investigator: Durnford, Kerry Lynn
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.4552. The objectives of this study are: 1) to collect reflective writing assignments from Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) students to identify themes from practice experiences; 2) to identify what affects and informs BSN students choice of reflective topic or theme, and; 3) to explore student's understanding of t...


Encouraging Power Boating Safety for Adults and Children/Youth in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region through Research, Education, and Awareness
Principal Investigator: Giles, Audrey R.
Licensed Year(s): 2019
Summary: This licence has been issued for the scientific research application No.4534. The goal of this project is to better understand boating-related behaviours, attitudes, and levels awareness of boating safety, as well as to increase training and education opportunities, among residents of the Inuvialuit Settlement Region. The research questions are as follows: 1) what are boating behaviours and...


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 ...


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