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Research as reconciliation

Sharing a reflection prepared for McMaster Faculty of Science, as an invited feature for the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation September 30, 2022 For many Canadians, academic research is considered to involve progressive and innovative thinking. For many Inuit, the Indigenous peoples of the Canadian Arctic, research has been an extension of colonial policies… Read More

SUN Team on Instagram

The SUN Team is now on Instagram! Follow us @straightupnorth_research to receive updates on projects, students, research partners, travels, and events.

Highlights from the Year of Polar Prediction Final Summit in Montreal

YOPP Final Summit Montréal, Québec (August 29 – September 1, 2022) SUN Team members Natasha Mablick-Simonee, Natalie Carter, Andrew Arreak, and Katherine Wilson presented as part of a keynote panel “Sila qanuippa? (How’s the weather?)”. They shared their experiences with strengths and challenges for polar prediction products around Mittimatalik (Pond Inlet, Nunavut). They also called… Read More

Ljubicic, Carter, and Paquette featured in Brighter World

“Gita Ljubicic, an associate professor with the School of Earth, Environment & Society, has been named to an expert panel tasked with identifying the key foundational elements required to create an inclusive, collaborative, effective, and world-class Arctic and Northern science system… Earlier this year, Ljubicic organized a three-day virtual Weather and Society Workshop for 115… Read More

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