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New Report Showcases Global Support for Arctic Research

April 24, 2017 Data company ÜberResearch and the UArctic Science & Research Analytics Task Force today released a report analyzing global funding trends in Arctic research: International Arctic Research: Analyzing Global Funding Trends. A Pilot Report (2017 Update). In this annual update to the pilot report on global Arctic funding published in 2016 and using […]

by pmnationtalk on April 24, 20173 Views

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Research with purpose: DeGroote-led team helps overhaul Yukon’s child and youth mental health services – Dailynews.mcmaster.ca

April 12, 2017 If she closes her eyes, Gillian Mulvale can still see the rugged beauty of one of Canada’s most pristine natural landscapes. During her first trip to Yukon in May 2013, the DeGroote Assistant Professor basked in the brightness of the sun during long days, and was surprised by warmer weather than what […]

by ahnationtalk on April 12, 201718 Views

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James P. Howley’s 1915 book on Beothuk a product of era and author – MUN Research

In 1912 geologist and surveyor James P. Howley completed four decades of gathering first-hand accounts, family stories, artifacts and written records about the Beothuk. His book, The Beothucks or the Red Indians: The Aboriginal Inhabitants of Newfoundland, was published three years later and for much of the century was long considered the definitive collection of […]

by ahnationtalk on March 29, 201711 Views

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Research ethics experts visit Yukon to share knowledge

March 17, 2017 WHITEHORSE—Two members of the Canadian Association of Research Ethics Boards (CAREB) will be at Yukon College next week to give a public talk on research ethics and provide training to the College’s Research Ethics Board (REB). Dr. Sharon Freitag directs the research ethics office at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto and Dr. […]

by pmnationtalk on March 20, 201717 Views

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NunatuKavut: Labrador Research Forum postponed!

4 February 2017, 10:28 am AST Please note that the Labrador Research Forum, planned for February 15-18, is being postponed. New dates will be announced soon. PostPond NT4

by pmnationtalk on February 14, 201727 Views

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Yukon home to first humans in North America 24,000 years ago, research suggests – CBC

Jan 16, 2017 Carbon dating of archeological site suggests humans were in Yukon 10,000 years earlier than previously thought Humans may have been living in Yukon’s Bluefish Caves 10,000 years earlier than previously thought, new research from the University of Montreal suggests. If confirmed, this would make it the oldest known archeological site in North […]

by ahnationtalk on January 16, 201728 Views

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Queen’s University researchers receive Genome Canada funding for project track impact of climate change on polar bears

KINGSTON – Queen’s University researchers Stephen C. Lougheed, Peter Van Coeverden de Groot and Graham Whitelaw have been awarded $9.5 million in total partner cash and in-kind contributions – including $2.4 million from Genome Canada’s Large-Scale Applied Research Project competition – to monitor impacts of environmental change on polar bears. The project, entitled BEARWATCH, will […]

by ahnationtalk on December 9, 201643 Views

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Automation at mines will have significant impact on jobs, tax revenues: study

Geneva, October 27, 2016 — Local communities and governments will lose jobs and tax revenues as mines become increasingly automated using emerging technologies such as self-driving trucks. A new study from the International Institute for Sustainable Development, (IISD) the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI) and Engineers Without Borders (EWB) assesses the latest technological innovations […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 201642 Views

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Assessing clinical support and inter-professional interactions among front-line primary care providers in remote communities in northern Canada: a pilot study

1. Institute for Circumpolar Health Research, Yellowknife, Canada; 2School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada Abstract Background. Primary care in remote communities in northern Canada is delivered primarily by nurses who receive clinical support from physicians in regional centres and the patient transportation system. To improve continuity, quality and access to care in remote […]

by pmnationtalk on September 14, 201643 Views

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Study: Social determinants of health for the off-reserve First Nations population aged 15 years and older, 2012

April 12, 2016 In 2012, off-reserve First Nations people aged 15 years and older were more likely to report poor health outcomes compared with the total Canadian population. Over 60% of First Nations people reported being diagnosed with at least one chronic condition, compared with 49% of the total Canadian population. About half (49%) of First Nations people rated their […]

by pmnationtalk on April 12, 201669 Views

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