As research leaders, we create and share knowledge that helps us understand the world around us.

Through partnership and increased student research opportunities, we are building a stronger, more resilient north - where we all thrive, together.

YukonU Research Stories

Inderjeet Kaur

Student promotes sustainable energy consumption in the North

Inderjeet Kaur, a student research assistant is developing a campaign to inform and encourage Yukoners to conserve energy at specific times throughout the colder winter days.
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Exploring sustainable home heating with warmed bricks   

Over 40 Yukoners are participating in an experiment on sustainable home heating with support from our researchers.
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Significant hydrological events of 2021

The unusual hydrological events of 2021 throughout the territory caught Yukoners attention and Dr. Benoit Turcotte summarized the significance of this activity on his blog. 
Dr. Jill Johnstone

Black spruce forests becoming less resilient following wildfires

Researchers found a decrease in the ability of black spruce to recover following fire, which is unexpected because it is considered a fire-adapted species.