Eleven residents of Repulse Bay recently completed the two week course ‘Working in Research: A Community Guide to Understanding and Participating in Research Programs’. This Nunavut Arctic College course delivery was funded by through a contribution from a research project grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) and was supported by the Government of Nunavut, Department of Environment, Fisheries Division with in-kind support from Arctic College.
The Nunavut Research Institute (NRI) 2012 Compendium of Research is now available. This informative report highlights the licensed physical, social sciences and health-related scientific research conducted in Nunavut.
Students with the Nunavut Arctic College Computer Systems Technician Program (CST) took part in a field trip to the Iqaluit Centennial Library this month, providing technical support to the Iqaluit Library’s Community Access Program (CAP) site. Being able to support a more positive user experience for the library’s computer users was an opportunity for the program’s students to gain practical, hands-on experience through a real work project that at the same time provided a positive contribution to the community.
The Nunavut Research Institute (NRI) 2011 Compendium of Research is now available. This informative report highlights the licensed physical, social sciences and health-related scientific research conducted in Nunavut.
Students in Arviat came out for the Arviat Film Society's Science Night with the Nunavut Research Institute this week. We'd like to thank our visiting researchers Frank and Karina from the School of Social Work, University of British Columbia and Amanda, Dani and Chris (absent from photo) from Trent University. Thanks to everyone who came out, showing our youth that an education in science and research can lead to a whole world of opportunities!
This week, Arviat Qaggiqtiit Elders and performers were hard at work in the Margaret Aniksak Visitor's Centre, discussing new routines and teaching new traditional pihiit (songs) with their performance coach, Guillaume Saladin of Artcirque.
First established in 2004, collaboration between Nunavut Arctic College and the Nunavut Fisheries Training Consortium has grown into a very strong, productive and vital partnership.
The Nunavut Research Institute in Iqaluit welcomed the Canadian Polar Commission to its Science Campus today.
First year Environmental Technology Program (ETP) student Chantelle Masson was presented an Environmental Technology Program scholarship from the Department of Fisheries and Oceans.