Research Projects

Program/School Category Researcher Status
Accretionary tectonics in southwest Yukon School of Science Geology/geophysics Joel Cubley Ongoing
Barriers to Integrating a High Penetration of Renewables Northern Energy Innovation Energy Jason Zrum Ongoing
Bear Aware Signage for Yukon Place Scott Gilbert Ongoing
Beat the Peak campaign Northern Energy Innovation Energy Joe Collier Ongoing
Bird Feeders and Yukon Bears: Best Practices for Coexistence Ongoing
Bringing research home Climate Change Research Climate change Brian Horton Ongoing
Characterizing permafrost vulnerability to climate change induced thaw in the Traditional Territory of the Champagne and Aishihik First Nations Permafrost and Geoscience Climate change Fabrice Calmels Ongoing
Climate Resilience Knowledge to Action Climate Change Research Climate change Alison Perrin Ongoing
Diesel Generator Optimal Dispatch Controller Northern Energy Innovation Energy Michael Ross Ongoing
Eagle Gold bioreactors Northern Mine Remediation Environmental science Guillaume Nielsen Ongoing
Electric vehicle and smart heating opportunities Northern Energy Innovation Energy Joe Collier Ongoing
Energy Storage Technologies and Control Northern Energy Innovation Energy Jason Zrum Ongoing
Enhancing Yukon trade corridor resilience to northern geohazards  Climate Change Research, Permafrost and Geoscience Climate change, Water Fabrice Calmels Ongoing
Ethno-Ornithology of Yukon and Alaska Biology Kathryn Aitken Ongoing
Focal species in tundra systems: gyrfalcon, willow ptarmigan Biodiversity Monitoring Biology Dave Mossop Ongoing
Improving winter discharge estimates Climate Change Research Climate change Benoit Turcotte Ongoing
In situ passive treatment of heap leach facility draindown solutions containing arsenic, nitrate, and uranium Northern Mine Remediation Environmental science Guillaume Nielsen Ongoing
In Their Words: COVID-19 Experiences of the Vuntut Gwitchin people of Old Crow YukonU Research Centre Health Liris Smith Ongoing
Lab Scale Study of Nitrate and Arsenic Removal via Permeable Reactive Barrier under Cold Conditions Northern Mine Remediation Environmental science, Water Guillaume Nielsen Ongoing
Mackenzie Mountains EarthScope project School of Science Geology/geophysics Joel Cubley Ongoing
Mine Revegetation in the North: Meeting Yukon community expectations of reclamation success Northern Mine Remediation Environmental science, Biology Guillaume Nielsen Ongoing
Nitrogen removal using bacteria at the Minto Mine Northern Mine Remediation Environmental science, Biology Guillaume Nielsen Ongoing
Northern Mine Remediation course for First Nation communities Northern Mine Remediation Natural science Guillaume Nielsen Ongoing
Oxygen diffusion in saturated covers Northern Mine Remediation Environmental science Guillaume Nielsen Ongoing
Revitalizing Yukon Indigenous Storytelling Indigenous Knowledge Storytelling Jocelyn Joe-Strack Ongoing
Scottie Creek Borderlands culture history project Archaeology Norman Alexander Easton Ongoing
Small Scale Distributed Energy Resource Northern Energy Innovation Energy Michael Ross Ongoing
Supporting humans in a thawing landscape Permafrost and Geoscience Climate change Fabrice Calmels Ongoing
Technical assessment of Kluane electric power system Northern Energy Innovation Energy Amber Polson Ongoing
The Building Resilience Initiative Climate Change Research Climate change Brian Horton Ongoing
The Yukon biodiversity working group - annual forum Biodiversity Monitoring Biology Dave Mossop Ongoing
Watson Lake solar project Northern Energy Innovation Energy Amber Polson Ongoing
Wetland analysis and monitoring Biodiversity Monitoring Climate change Dave Mossop Ongoing
Yukon endangered birds: research and monitoring Biodiversity Monitoring Biology Dave Mossop Ongoing
Yukon First Nations Climate Action Fellowship Indigenous Knowledge Climate change, Storytelling, Youth Jocelyn Joe-Strack Ongoing
Yukon University CubeSat project YukonU Research Centre Brian Horton Ongoing
Net Zero Buildings Workshop Northern Energy Innovation Climate change, Energy Michael Ross Completed in 2022
Design and implementation of early detection and warning systems for transportation infrastructure impacted by permafrost-related geohazards Permafrost and Geoscience Geology/geophysics Fabrice Calmels Completed in 2022
Flooding in Dawson and Old Crow: Exposure analysis and risk reduction recommendations Climate Change Research Climate change, Water Stephanie Saal, Benoit Turcotte, Brian Horton Completed in 2022