ArcticNet to launch northern research program for northerners – Nunatsiaq News

by ahnationtalk on December 6, 2019167 Views

5 December 2019

New North by North supports work done by Inuit and northern colleges

HALIFAX—A new program developed by ArcticNet will put research dollars in the hands of Inuit and northern colleges.

The North by North program was proposed by ArcticNet, a hub for Canadian climate change research, in its latest federal funding proposal, which was approved in April.

The specifics of the program are still being worked out before it officially launches. That could happen anytime between now and April 2020, said Mary Ellen Thomas, a senior research officer at the Nunavut Research Institute at Nunavut Arctic College.

She, along with ArcticNet representatives—spoke about the new program during a plenary session on Nov. 4 at the ArcticNet Annual Scientific Meeting in Halifax.

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