Research Group Members

 

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CURRENT RESEARCH GROUP MEMBERS

 

COLLABORATORS

Researcher Research Project Title
Dr. Amanda Boyd Tukisinirlungniq: Understandings of the Risks and Benefits of Consuming Beluga in Arviat, NU

POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWS

Researcher Research Project Title
Dr. Cedric Juillet Arctic Food Security and Global Changes: Towards a Quantitative Integrated Approach to Enhance Decision-making CapacitySocial, Cultural, Economic and Ecological Determinants of Food Security in Northern Communities
Dr. Laura Martinez-Levasseur Effect of Increased Solar Exposure on Walrus’ Health, Drawing Upon Both Scientific Methods and Traditional Ecological Knowledge

GRADUATE STUDENTS (PhD)

Researcher Research Project Title
Brigitte Evering Thinking Differently About Knowledge(s): Narratives to Inform Environmental Collaboration
Daneen Dénommé Environmental Health Management in Indigenous Communities: A Case Study with an Ontario First Nations Community
Jennie Knopp Understanding Impacts of Environmental Change on Arctic Char in the ISR: Contemporary Scientific and Inuvialuit Knowledge for Community Monitoring
Kaitlin Breton-Honeyman Enhancing Understandings in Marine Mammal Ecology Through Mixed Methods Approaches: Drawing from the Case Study of Beluga Whale Ecology in Nunavik
Dr. Ursula King Is Hunting Still Healthy? Strengths and Limitations in Epidemiological Tools for Understanding Dominant Discourses in Aboriginal Health

GRADUATE STUDENTS (MA)

Researcher Research Project Title
Diana Kouril Understanding Important Features of the Land & Best Practices to Monitor Them in the Future: Case Studies in Nunatsiavut, Labrador
Emily Willson Addressing the ‘Need” for Sustainable Food Security Initiatives: The Role of a Community Freezer in Nain, Nunatsiavut in Supporting Inuit Food Security
Kristeen McTavish Public Participation and Social Planning for Community Food Security: Case Study of the Community-Led Food Assessment Process in Nunatsiavut
Lawrence Keyte Energy Resilience in Northern Communities
Nicole Bilodeau Identifying Indigenous Determinants of Health: Insights from Analysis of Inuit Self-rated Health in Nunavik
Véronique Gélinas Mixed Methods Approaches in Marine Mammal Science: A Case Study of the Bowhead Whale Distribution Patterns and Feeding Ecology in the Eastern Canadian Arctic (Nunavik) Using Complementary Approaches of Stable Isotope, Trace Elements and Inuit Knowledge Analyses

RESEARCH ASSISTANTS

Researcher Research Project Title
Eric Lede NiKigijavut Nunatsiavummi Project (a Community-Led Food Assessment project in Nunatsiavut)Public Health and Climate Change Needs Assessment Strategy
Danni Dickson Risk Communication and Trust in Decision-maker Action: Lessons from Inuit Case Studies in CanadaRisk Perception and Message Evaluation of the Inuit Health Survey Contaminants Assessment
Janet Kivett Knight Dimensions of Socio-Cultural Sustainability: Perspectives of Hopedale, Nunatsiavut (Labrador)
Laura Keresztesi GIS Technician
Mark Basterfield Nunavik Inuit Knowledge Polar Bear Study
Matt Toll GIS Technician
Meghan Buckham Barriers and Facilitators to Indigenous Knowledge Integration in Environmental Decision and Policy-making: The Case of the Nunatsiavut Government
Kaitlin Wilson Torngat Mountains Caribou Herd Inuit Knowledge, Culture and Values Study
Shirin Nuesslein Research Group Communication and Outreach CoordinatorAdministrative Coordinator for the Nasivvik Centre for Inuit Health and Changing Environments
Agata Durkalec Understanding the Role of Environment for Indigenous Health: A Case Study of Sea Ice as a Place of Health and Risk in the Inuit Community of Nain, Nunatsiavut
James Wilkes Decolonizing Environmental ‘Management’: A Case Study of Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug

 

FORMER RESEARCH GROUP MEMBERS

Researcher Research Project Title
Jennifer Organ Community Freezers Supporting Food Security: Perspectives from Residents of Nain, Nunatsiavut
Jennifer Robus Linking Two Ways of Knowing to Understand Climate Change Impacts on Geese and First Nations in the Hudson Bay Lowland, Ontario
Dr. Rachel Hirsch Participatory Evaluation of the Nunatsiavut Government’s Nain Community Freezer Pilot Youth Outreach Program
Ryan DeCaire Indigenous Community Food Production and the Re-establishment and Re-strengthening of Biocultural Relationships
Vinay Rajdev Food Security in the Circumpolar RegionRisk Communication and Contaminants in the Circumpolar RegionTraditional Knowledge on Fish in Inuvialuit, Northwest Territories
Katelyn Friendship The Role of Indigenous Knowledge in Environmental Health Risk Management in Yukon, Canada
Rodd Laing Inuit Sea Ice Use and Occupancy Project