Congratulations Katherine Wilson on your new position as Director of Knowledge Co-Production for SmartICE! What a great opportunity to continue and expand the work you’ve been doing on Sea-Ice Safety in Mittimatalik. Read more at: https://twitter.com/SmartICE_Arctic/status/1417167544159555586?s=20
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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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We are looking for two graduate students who are interested in making research work for Nunavummiut. This is part of a new project co-led by researchers at the Nunavut Research Institute, McMaster University, and Qaujigiartiit Health Research Centre. We have funded positions for an MA and PhD student, to start this fall or fall 2022…. Read More
Congratulations to Emmelie Paquette on being awarded the Canadian Geographers Robin P. Armstrong Memorial Prize for Excellence in Indigenous Studies! This is for her Master’s research with Uqsuqtuurmiut on caribou and sea ice crossings.