News and Updates

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New book by Elder Nellie Winters

Congratulations to Elder Nellie Winters on the release of her new book! Winters is a plant mentor who worked with Erica Oberndorfer on the People and Plants project in Makkovik, Nunatsiavut. This book is one of the many… Read More

School name change

The School of Geography & Earth Sciences at McMaster has been renamed the School of Earth, Environment & Society effective July 6th, 2020.

Congratulations Alison!

Congratulations Alison Perrin on defending your PhD research proposal “Examining research policy and practice in Canada’s North to support evidence-based decision-making“!

Release of the new SUN Website

In celebration of National Indigenous Peoples Day, we are excited to release our renewed and completely updated website! Straightupnorth.ca is designed to share our team efforts and progress in community-engaged research for northern sustainability. You can learn more… Read More

Welcome Heather O’Watch!

Heather is joining the SUN Team from First Nations University in Regina! We are excited to work together as part of the Indigenous Undergraduate Summer Research Scholar Program at McMaster throughout June and July.

Welcome Alexis Polidoro!

Welcome to Alexis Polidoro! She is joining the SUN Team as a Research Assistant this summer working on a project with the Nunavut Research Institute. She’ll continue this work as a Master’s student at McMaster in the fall… Read More

Welcome to our new website

We are excited to publish our renewed StraightUpNorth website! This site is designed to share our team efforts and progress in community-engaged research for northern sustainability.  This site is still under development, but is the first release of… Read More

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