Scholarly Activity Grant

Yukon University has established funding for research that will help support its scholarly activity goals of establishing a northern-focused university and relevant niche programming. 
The Yukon University Scholarly Activity Grant (SAG) is available to YukonU faculty, staff and students, including permanent and term faculty (within their term of service) to foster a culture of research and scholarship across all areas of the organization. 

Funding will be prioritized according to the following documents:

Yukon University Strategic Plan
Yukon University Academic Plan
Yukon University Research and Scholarship Plan 

Learn more about the criteria and guidelines and apply now!

YukonU Research Stories and the Scholarly Activity Grant
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.
Christy Huey

Tourism students add a Yukon touch to a BC textbook

A Tourism and Culture class added Yukon specific content to a BC tourism textbook based on various site visits and assignments in the course. 

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