Learn more about the work that Andrew Arreak and Katherine Wilson are doing with Sikumiut in Mittimatalik, Nunavut.
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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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Gita Ljubicic was announced as the new Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) in Community-Engaged Research for Northern Sustainability. Read the full story “Four McMaster researchers named Canada Research Chairs“. Gita would like to express her thanks for all the kinds words of support received in response to this announcement. “This CRC position is a reflection… Read More
Congratulations to Jason Carpenter on his award-winning Arctic Change 2020 poster! Jason’s poster on Iqalungmiut Uses and Needs of Weather, Water, Ice and Climate (WWIC) Information and Services – Preliminary Results won second place for the Social and Health Science Graduate Poster Award and received the Indigenous Science Poster to Publication Award in Arctic Science…. Read More