Victoria Madsen, Director of Mental Health, was a guest speaker for the third year nursing students in Counselling Class at Nunatta Campus.
Youth with the 795 Iqaluit Royal Canadian Air Cadets visited the Nunatta Campus computer lab recently.
From bird banding and laboratory technology, to mapping, traditional knowledge and environmental science, summer research seasons in Nunavut are filled with opportunities for students from a variety of fields and levels to apply their learning outside the classroom. Join us as we meet some of the many youth and students working and learning as members of the many research projects that take place all across Nunavut this year. Today we meet Environmental Technology student Steven Lonsdale!
For all their global appeal and familiarity, polar bears are actually few and far between, with 19 small populations spread out across a habitat the size of Europe. And they have been studied very little. The traditional method –using helicopters and tranquilizers- is invasive, expensive and difficult, so sampling occurs per group only once every 12 to 15 years.
Nanisiniq Arviat History Project Youth Curtis Konek and Jordan Konek as they continue to document traditional Inuit knowledge in their hometown of Arviat, Nunavut while encouraging local youth to take an interest in film, media and digital skills development.
Polar Educators International (PEI) announces the establishment of a formal international professional network for those that educate in, for, and about the polar regions.
The Nunavut Research Institute and the Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) Polar Continental Shelf Project (PCSP) signed an agreement this week re-affirming their long-standing commitment to working together to promote opportunities for science, science education and research in the territory.
Fifty First Nation and Inuit youth from across Canada will gather in Iqaluit this week to take part in the 2011 National Aboriginal Science and Technology Camp, where they will learn about science, traditional knowledge, cultural awareness and more.
Every university nursing program in Canada is evaluated according to national standards for nursing education, and the Arctic Nursing Program was evaluated by external nursing faculty reviewers in September 2009. The Registered Nurses Association of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut is responsible for establishing the approval process, and the main purpose is to safeguard the public.