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April, 7 2021

Aurora College is seeking individuals to serve as community members on it Research Ethics Committee

March, 8 2021

Aurora College will receive $1,686,897 to enhance warehouse infrastructure. This funding will be used to advance the warehouse expansion project as other co-investments are sought. The expansion as planned will support researchers working at the Western Arctic Research Centre. The funding, through the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s (CFI) 2020 Innovation Fund, was announced today by Michael McLeod, Member of Parliament for the Northwest Territories.

February, 17 2021

Join us on March 4, 2021 for a look at the economics and environmental analysis of turning waste cardboard into a heating fuel source in Inuvik NT.

February, 12 2021

An innovative partnership between Aurora College and a Gwich’in-owned company has received $95,000 to support studying the potential to convert waste cardboard into heating pellets for homes and businesses in Inuvik and the Beaufort Delta.

Aurora Research Institute, Aurora College’s research division, and Delta Enterprises were awarded the Northern REACHE (Northern Responsible Energy Approach for Community Health and Electricity) grant through Crown Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada (CIRNAC).

November, 19 2020

Aurora College is hiring 3 Research Chairs to join the Aurora Research Institute (located at each of the regional research centers in the NWT: Inuvik, Forth Smith, and Yellowknife). 

Deadline to apply is November 30, 2020

October, 19 2020

Phase One of Research CA$H (Capacity, Access and Strength Here), a virtual proposal-writing workshop, hosted by Aurora Research Institute and Hotıì ts'eeda is now live!

Phase 1 of Research CA$H gives participants an overview of research basics and an understanding of how research is funded in Canada.

Resources can be reviewed at your own pace, on your own time.

September, 25 2020

The Yellowknife Garden Metals Study (YKGMS) collects information on the amount of arsenic and other mining related contaminants (antimony, cadmium, lead, manganese, copper, zinc, and vanadium) in backyard garden soils and produce in Yellowknife (YK), Ndilo, Dettah and surrounding area.   The research team is asking for samples of locally grown produce and soil for analysis.  Participants who submit locally grown produce and soil to the study will receive their individual results and interpretation of what those numbers mean.

September, 11 2020

The Aurora College is currently seeking a full-time, term position of Vice President, Research located in Inuvik, Northwest Territories.

June, 8 2020

Earlier this year, The Aurora Research Institute (ARI), the research division of Aurora College, along with Hotıì ts’eeda: NWT SPOR SUPPORT Unit, collaborated to host a grant writing workshop: Research CASH (Capacity, Access, and Strength Here).

The workshop will guide participants through the development of a high quality, submission-ready research funding proposal to one of the Tri-Council agencies (SSHRC, CIHR, NSERC). The purpose of this workshop is to build Northern research capacity and increase NWT access to federal research funding programs. 

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and physical-distancing precautions, the workshop will now be offered virtually! 

If you are interested in attending, please fill out a short survey here

March, 20 2020

In our efforts to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus Aurora Research Institute and the ACTMC are currently closed until further notice.

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