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

September, 1 2020 to March, 31 2022

The Yellowknife Garden Metals Study (YKGMS) collects information on the amount of arsenic and other mining related contaminants (antimony, cadmium, lead, manganese, copper,...

Latest News

May, 19 2022
Aurora College’s research division, the Aurora Research Institute (ARI),...
February, 17 2022
Applications are now open for tri-council grant writing workshops in March...
January, 17 2022
A new article has just been published online in Nature Reviews Earth and...

Logistics

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 ...