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.

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Research activity map

Academic and research faculty, including those at the YukonU Research Centre, have research projects throughout the Yukon and across Canada's North. Explore their work through the blue location pins and click on the title links to learn more. 

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YukonU Research Stories

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Studying metal concentrations in Whitehorse groundwater

Earth Sciences faculty members and two student research assistants are studying the metal concentrations of groundwater in Whitehorse with a focus on uranium, manganese, and arsenic.
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Mine revegetation research 

There are big plans this field season for a mine revegetation project with the help of Master’s student and recent Northern Environmental and Conservation Sciences graduate, Ben Budzey.
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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.  

Get inspired. Get involved! Read more of our YukonU Research Stories

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 54 | 2022

General issue:
Cover artist: Kaylyn Baker
June 2023
Cover: Kiwetinohk Pimachesowin (Northern Way of Life) | Photo Bonita Beatty