July, 29 2019

The fifth summer series talk will be on Thursday, August 8th from 7-8 pm at the Aurora Research Institute in Inuvik.

July, 23 2019

The fourth summer series talk will be on Thursday, July 25th from 7-8 pm at the Aurora Research Institute in Inuvik. We have three speakers on July 25th.

July, 22 2019

Check out the newest addition to ARI's fleet of boats. Named after renowned Arctic scientist JR Mackay who dedicated 40+ years of his life to research in the Western Arctic, this boat will ensure generations of community researchers and scientists continue to explore this beautiful territory.

Did you know we can help you with some of your logistical challenges of doing research in the Western Arctic? Check out our Logistics page for more information. 

June, 20 2019

Check out the documentary on climate change in the Beaufort Delta.


June, 20 2019

Summer is a busy time for researchers in our region - come see what they are studying. Each evening a series of researchers will give an overview of their work.

June, 20 2019

On June 13th, the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport, announced funding of over $73 million through the College and Community Innovation (CCI) Program and the College-Industry Innovation Fund (CIIF). Aurora College was the recipient of 3 awards.

June, 20 2019

Annika Trimble, from the Aurora Research Institute in Inuvik, has been awarded the "Making a Difference" award by the Canadian Association of Science Centres.  On May 10, 2019, the Canadian Association of Science Centres wrapped up the 17th Annual Conference in Sudbury, Ontario with the CASCADE Awards.  

June, 20 2019

Dr. Pertice Moffitt, Manager/Instructor, Health Research Programs at North Slave Research Centre (Yellowknife) had a rewarding week with two new publications in press. The first, a collaborative article published in the International Journal of Circumpolar Health qualitatively measures how culturally safe Sami patients feel in their encounters with healthcare. The second, Grandmothers’ breastfeeding stories to mothers: a knowledge translation gift appears on the Atlas of Science website and provides an overview of her and Sheila Cruz's research on integrating Traditional Knowledge in breastfeeding.

June, 20 2019

Allison Forbes, a third-year Bachelor of Nursing student at Aurora College, was awarded the inaugural Edets’seèhdzà Studentship. Funded by Hotıì ts’eeda and administered through Aurora College, the studentship is intended to provide Aurora College Nursing students with a unique experiential learning opportunity by participating in research projects that will broaden their perspective on Indigenous and northern health and research. Allison will be supervised by ARI's Dr. Pertice Moffitt. We look forward to learning more about Allison's journey in the coming months and will provide updates.

June, 20 2019

The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport, announced $5.3 million dollars in funding in EDI Institutional Capacity-Building Grants. Aurora College was one of 15 post-secondary institutions to receive funding. The grants support the development and implementation of equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) practices in post-secondary institutions. The announcement coincided with Minister Duncan's announcement of the Dimensions: Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Canada program which aims to address systemic barriers, particularly those experienced by members of underrepresented or disadvantaged groups, including, but not limited to, women, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible minority/racialized groups, and members of LGBTQ2+ communities.

For more information on the announcement, please see the official News Release from NSERC.