We are excited to release our report on the Weather and Society Workshop (focused on Inuit Nunangat)! “Inuit want to have access to the knowledge, information, and tools (including infrastructure) to support travel safety in a rapidly changing environment.” In March 2022, community members, northern/Inuit organizations, researchers, and service providers living and working across Inuit…
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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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Trip summary by: Alexis Polidoro, Natalie Carter, and Alison PerrinIqaluit, Nunavut (September 30 – October 7, 2022) On September 30th, 2022, three members of our StraightUpNorth Research Team travelled to Iqaluit, Nunavut, including: Natalie Carter (Research Associate, McMaster University), Alison Perrin (PhD candidate, Carleton University), and Alexis Polidoro (PhD student, McMaster University). Below is their…
Gita Ljubicic is among 60 Science Champions named by the Faculty of Science in a campaign focused on science communication. Read full profile and quote. “Communication and outreach are at the core of developing respectful and reciprocal research relationships.” Gita Ljubicic