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New Report – Weather and Society Workshop Report

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…

Iqaluit Trip Summary

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…

Ljubicic named among Science Champions

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

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…

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.

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