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Inuit Release National Inuit Strategy On Research

March 22, 2018, Ottawa, ON – Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK) is pleased to release the National Inuit Strategy on Research (NISR), a pivotal document that outlines the coordinated actions required to improve the way Inuit Nunangat research is governed, resourced, conducted, and shared. The document promotes a shared understanding of the legacy of Inuit Nunangat […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 201824 Views

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Arctic Inspiration Prize hands out $2.4 million to northern innovators – Nunatsiaq Online

February 01, 2018 Prize founders announce $60 million donation to prize’s trust fund OTTAWA—“Where did our men go?” Simeonie Nalukturak recalls a group of women in his hometown of Inukjuak asking that question at a public meeting in the 1990s. The Nunavik community had just experienced more than a dozen suicides in the span of […]

by ahnationtalk on February 1, 201843 Views

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Canadian patients to benefit from major investment in genomics and precision health research – Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

Minister Wilson-Raybould highlights $75.9 million for genomics research in British Columbia, bringing new hope for Canadians living with cancer, cystic fibrosis, childhood asthma and other diseases. VANCOUVER, Jan. 23, 2018  – health promises to transform the way Canadians receive medical care. In the near future, doctors may be able to precisely diagnose symptoms based on a patient’s unique genetic […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 201840 Views

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Awarded the inaugural Mohn Prize

The team behind The Meaning of Ice and Dr. Eddy Carmack have been announced as the joint winners of the International Mohn Prize for Outstanding Research Related to the Arctic. The announcement of the laureates of the first Mohn Prize in history took place today at Árdna – the university’s Sami cultural house. The prize, which […]

by pmnationtalk on January 19, 201851 Views

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New information published about ancient bison skeleton found in Whitehorse

December 18, 2017 In 2012, the discovery of a partial ancient steppe bison skeleton in Whitehorse sparked public interest. Now, the excavation results are being published and tell the story of a time long past. The excavation took place over two days with the help of local community volunteers after the remains were found during […]

by ahnationtalk on December 18, 201744 Views

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Placer miner recognized for lifetime contributions to Beringian research

November 20, 2017 Placer miner Stuart Schmidt was recognized at the annual Yukon Placer Forum this past Sunday to honour his decades of support for Yukon palaeontology and Beringian research. Government of Yukon Minister of Tourism and Culture Jeanie Dendys presented the Yukon Beringia Research Award to Schmidt with the support of the Klondike Placer […]

by pmnationtalk on November 21, 201762 Views

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Survey of visitors to Yukon begins year-long tourism research project

November 01, 2017 The Government of Yukon launched its 2017–18 Yukon Visitor Exit Survey today. During the first phase of the research, interviewers will talk to Yukon’s visitors at hotels and the Erik Nielsen Whitehorse International Airport to learn about their time in the territory. The survey allows the government to estimate the number of […]

by pmnationtalk on November 2, 201759 Views

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Yukon fossils shed new light on scimitar cat history

October 24, 2017 Genetic evidence from Yukon fossils has helped uncover more about the history of scimitar cats over the last 50,000 years. Using radiocarbon dating and DNA samples from fossil bones, researchers are shedding new light on the evolution and range of these ancient predators. The data also raises new questions about when and […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 201749 Views

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U Arctic: Invitation to Contribute – OpenEd resource on Northern and Indigenous Health and Health Care

October 12, 2017 The UArctic Thematic Network on Northern Nursing Education invites contributions for an open access, online resource on northern and indigenous health and health care. Topic suggestions can be submitted until November 1, 2017. Dear Colleague, I am writing to invite you to contribute to an Open Education Resource on Northern and Indigenous Health […]

by pmnationtalk on October 12, 201797 Views

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New Resource Available: Webpage on Conducting Research with Northern Communities – UArctic

Wed, Oct 11, 2017 The Arctic Research Consortium of the U.S. (ARCUS) announces the availability of a new webpage, Conducting Research with Northern Communities: Documented Practices and Resources for Productive, Respectful Relationships Between Researchers and Community Members. Scientific research in the Arctic necessitates good communication and cooperation with northern communities. This new webpage is a […]

by ahnationtalk on October 11, 201759 Views

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