Congratulations to Alison Perrin on her award-winning ArcticNet Annual Scientific Meeting 2021 poster! Alison’s poster on Bridging research policies with the lived experiences of northern researchers won first place for the Graduate Poster Award in Social and Health Sciences. Alison’s PhD research also contributes to the broader Northern Research Policy and Practice project.
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StraightUpNorth is a site designed to share our team efforts and progress in community-engaged research for northern sustainability.
We are an interdisciplinary research group working to address northern community priorities, dedicated to learning from Indigenous knowledge and supporting Indigenous self-determination in research. Our cross-cultural research team is guided by northern community partners and protocols throughout all stages of a project. Our research aims to enhance societal and ecological well-being in ways that advance our understandings of human-environment interactions, benefit community partners, and contribute to policy and decision-making.
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Are you interested in joining a virtual Weather and Society workshop in March 2022? The gathering aims to bring together community members, northern/Inuit organizations, academics, and service providers. The purpose is to learn from diverse experiences, and develop new connections, to tailor weather, water, ice, and climate (WWIC) services to better meet Inuit community needs.This… Read More
Workshop summary by: Natalie Carter, Alexandra Oakes, and Gita LjubicicArviat, Nunavut (October 15-22, 2021) In October 2021, 18 Local Research Coordinators (LRCs), project collaborators, Elder mentors, young hunters, and university researchers gathered in Arviat for a 4-day collaborative analysis workshop. Together, we reviewed and discussed the preliminary survey results from 5 communities where questionnaires were… Read More