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

Archaeological field work

Aging one of the oldest archaeological sites in the Yukon

Michael Grooms wants to understand the unique geological context of one of the oldest archaeological sites in the Yukon.
Nina Vogt in the field

Permafrost thaw and vegetation change

Nina Vogt studied how permafrost thaw influences vegetation change in Yukon and Northwest Territories.
Nadele Flyn

Mapping climate change in trees

Nadele Flynn is researching how Boreal tree species are coping with a changing climate. 
Taylor in the YRC laboratory

Approval statistics for the Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Board

A YukonU student is researching how socio-economic and environmental impacts are considered in Yukon’s assessment process.