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

john holding one of the microplastic traps

Measuring microplastics in Whitehorse air

YukonU Instructor Dr. Jonathan Postma is pioneering a microplastic study in the Yukon with the help of two student research assistants.

COVID-19’s unique impact on the Yukon 

Two of YukonU’s modelling experts have published a paper on Yukon’s unique experience with COVID-19.

Research on the rise!

YukonU has created a new position to support faculty and student research! Dr. Davon Callander is the new Manager of Research and Scholarly Activity, who aims to further strengthen our research community.
permafrost analysis

Mapping permafrost vulnerability of the Champagne and Aishihik First Nation’s Traditional Territory

A student research assistant helps assess the vulnerability of the Champagne and Aishihik First Nation (CAFN) Traditional Territory to climate change and permafrost degradation by analyzing sediment found in permafrost cores.

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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.

Cover of the Northern Review number 52 | 2021

Current issue

Number 52 | 2021
General Issue
Cover artist: Bronwen Duncan | Busy Beavers
December 2021