Inuit Qaujisarvingat: Inuit Knowledge Centre at ITK!

“Advancing Inuit knowledge for sustainable Arctic science and policy.”

The goal of the newly established Inuit Qaujisarvingat (kow-yee-sar-ving-at), Inuit Knowledge Centre, is to bridge the gap between Inuit knowledge and western science and build capacity among Inuit to respond to global interests in Arctic issues.

Inuit Qaujisarvingat is based at Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami headquarters in Ottawa.


News:

A Principled Approach to Research and Development in Inuit Nunangat Starts with the People, March 20, 2014

Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami and Inuit Circumpolar Council-Canada recently published A Principled Approach to Research and Development in Inuit Nunangat Starts with the People in the latest issue of Arctic, Vol. 67, No. 1.

To view the full Arctic journal issue click here or you can visit our Library and download a copy.

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Resource Centre Librarian, March 19, 2014

Employment Opportunity: Resource Centre Librarian

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Research Analyst, March 19, 2014

Employment Opportunity: Research Analyst

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Call for Sessions for the international Arctic Change 2014 conference, March 19, 2014

The Arctic Change 2014 International Organizing Committee invites proposals for topical sessions of interest to the Arctic research community. Proposals should identify at least two co-chairs planning to attend the meeting. Proposals should include an informative session title (max 150 characters) and a short description of the session (less than 2500 characters). Session descriptions should be broad enough to include all interested researchers, regardless of affiliation or research background.

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Cambridge Bay Arctic research station design incorporates Inuit knowledge, August 23, 2013

Inuit knowledge and culture have played major roles in the design and function of the $142 million High Arctic Research Station planned for Cambridge Bay, Nunavut.

Architects working on the project, which will be one of the largest buildings in Nunavut, unveiled their plans to the community last week.

In 2010, the federal government chose the hamlet for the site of Canada's newest research station, called CHARS

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