Twelve students from John Arnalukjuak High School competed in the eighth territorial skills competitions, held from April 24-26 at Inuksuk High School in Iqaluit. Each came home with a medal from their respective categories! Congratulations students!
Jewellery and Metalwork students get hands-on with education
Students with the Nunavut Arctic College Jewellery and Metalwork program took part in a Printmaking course delivered by respected Nunavut Inuit printmaker and artist, Looty Pijamini from April 2-12, 2013.
Eleven residents of Repulse Bay recently completed the two week course ‘Working in Research: A Community Guide to Understanding and Participating in Research Programs’. This Nunavut Arctic College course delivery was funded by through a contribution from a research project grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) and was supported by the Government of Nunavut, Department of Environment, Fisheries Division with in-kind support from Arctic College.
The establishment of a long-term, river-based monitoring program for Arctic Char (Salvelinus alpinus) in the Cambridge Bay area of Nunavut
Arctic Char, Salvelinus alpinus, is the most important fish species in Nunavut, and it supports significant commercial, recreational, and Inuit fisheries throughout its range. More specifically, in the Cambridge Bay area of the territory this species has long been an important staple in Nunavut fisheries and has historically provided one of the most significant commercial resources for the territory. The importance of Arctic Char and its long, successful commercial history in the Cambridge Bay area is unparalleled and since the inception of the fishery in 1960, more than 2,000,000kgs of this species have been sustainably harvested.
A Resolute Bay artist has been named as the winner of the Northwestel Directory Art Competition in Nunavut. The 2013-14 directory cover for Nunavut will feature a lino block print titled Swimming Like a Qilalugaq by Melanie Howell of Resolute Bay, Nunavut.
The Nunavut Research Institute (NRI) 2012 Compendium of Research is now available. This informative report highlights the licensed physical, social sciences and health-related scientific research conducted in Nunavut.
Students with the Nunavut Arctic College Computer Systems Technician Program (CST) took part in a field trip to the Iqaluit Centennial Library this month, providing technical support to the Iqaluit Library’s Community Access Program (CAP) site. Being able to support a more positive user experience for the library’s computer users was an opportunity for the program’s students to gain practical, hands-on experience through a real work project that at the same time provided a positive contribution to the community.
The Nunavut Research Institute (NRI) 2011 Compendium of Research is now available. This informative report highlights the licensed physical, social sciences and health-related scientific research conducted in Nunavut.