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

YukonU Research Stories

Zach kneeling next to monitor

Industrial disturbance and wolverines

Master’s student Zachary Fogel is studying the impact of industrial disturbance on wolverines in the Klondike goldfields with the Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in First Nation, and Government of Yukon Department of Environment. 

Alison Anderson

Caregiving and Yukon engineers 

Instructor Alison Anderson, P.Eng. is assessing the impact of Engineers Yukon’s recent change to recognize caregiving as a continuing professional development activity.  
Faith on river rock

Indigenization and decolonization of the classroom

YukonU instructor Faith Whiting is looking at ways Yukon University instructors are implementing the concepts of Indigenization and decolonization in their classrooms for her graduate-level research in education.

Cody presenting at SFN wellness event in February 2023

Communities identify their health research needs

Cody MacInnis is engaging with First Nations communities north of Whitehorse to form advisory groups of People with Lived Experience (PWLE) who can then identify community health research needs and drive projects from an inside perspective through his role as YSPOR’s First Nations Community Research Coordinator. 

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The Northern Review

The Northern Review is a peer-reviewed open access journal publishing research and book reviews that explore human experience in, and thought about, the North, including the territorial and provincial Norths of Canada and the Circumpolar North.


Current issue

Number 53 | 2022

Special Issue:
Indigenous Self-Determination through Mitho Pimachesowin: Perspectives from Northern Saskatchewan
Guest Editor: Bonita Beatty, University of Saskatchewan
INDG 410/810 Open Textbook

Cover: Kiwetinohk Pimachesowin (Northern Way of Life) | Photo Bonita Beatty

This issue was funded in part by the Gwenna Moss Centre for Teaching and Learning, University of Saskatchewan