We are excited to share the news of a new report released by the Nunavut Research Institute (NRI) on Research Trends in Nunavut based on scientific research licenses (2004-2019)! “We wrote this report mainly to help Nunavummiut learn about who is doing research, what they are studying, and where…We hope this report can provide a… Read More
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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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Congratulations to Alexis Polidoro on completing your MA and all your tremendous work with Jamal Shirley at the Nunavut Research Institute, and with the Geomatics and Cartographic Research Centre at Carleton University! Alexis’ research contributes to the Nunavut research trends project. Her dissertation is titled “What is happening where? An evaluation of Social Science Research… Read More
Congratulations to Dr. Katherine Wilson on completing your PhD and all your tremendous work with Andrew Arreak, Sikumiut, and SmartICE in Mittimatalik! Katherine and Andrew were leading the project on sea ice safety in Mittimatalik. Her dissertation is titled “The Sikumiut Model: A cross-cultural decolonizing research approach for sea ice travel safety in Mittimatalik, Nunavut”… Read More