Our Mission

As the research division of Aurora College, Aurora Research Institute (ARI)'s mandate is to improve the quality of life for NWT residents by applying scientific, technological and indigenous knowledge to solve northern problems and advance social and economic goals.

Featured Project

June, 1 2021 to December, 31 2021

To understand who the women chose as their escorts, how the women came to choose their escorts, and how this policy affects their birthing experience.

Latest News

July, 5 2021
A team of Aurora College faculty and research associates authored a paper...
June, 22 2021
A team of researchers, led by Aurora College, are working on a photovoice...
May, 26 2021
ARI Seeking one external member for the Research Advisory Council (RAC)...


ARI offers logistical support to researchers in the NWT. Services are available out of the Western Arctic Research Centre, with more limited support available from the South Slave Research Centre. Please be sure to submit a ...