Presentations in Topical Sessions

Topical Session: Food Security in the Arctic – From Understanding to Action

IMG_9966Chris Furgal:  The importance of scale in understanding and addressing Arctic food security

IMG_9967Kristeen McTavish: Moving from results to action on food security in Nunatasiavut

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Lindsay Thackeray: The Role of Policy in Arctic Food (In)security: An Exploratory Case Study in one Inuit region of the Canadian Arctic

Topical Session: Education, Outreach, and Communication: How Can We Make Northern Research and its Outcomes More Relevant to the People Who Live There?
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Shirin Nuesslein & Catriona Popoff: Evaluating contaminants learning: The Experience of the Nunavut Arctic College Environmental Technology Program’s wildlife, contaminants and health workshop

Topical Session: Co-Producing Knowledge of Wildlife Important for Subsistence in a Changing Climate
Paul McCarney:
 Exploring the potential for knowledge co-production in the Arctic: Lessons from three case studies in Nunavut, Canada

Topical Session: Vulnerability, Adaptation and Resilience to Climate Change in the Arctic
Eric Lede:  We don’t adapt in a vacuum: the role of multiple stressors in adaptation to climate change in Paulatuk, NT

Research Group Members’ Posters in the Health & Social Science Category 

20171214_210505 2 Banquet Dinner Poster Competition Awards
We are proud to announce that research group member Kristeen McTavish received the 2nd place prize for the Poster Competition Health & Social Science category!


IMG_9943Chris Furgal: A systematic review of food insecurity measurements among Indigenous populations in Northern Canada


IMG_9961Shirin Nuesslein: Key factors influencing food security status of vulnerable groups in Inuit communities: A case study of Elders in Nunatsiavut.

Katie_IMG_9941Katie Rosa: Changing ecosystems, wildlife management, and Indigenous knowledge and values: The case of tuktuvak (moose) and Inuit knowledge in Nunatsiavut.   
Kristeen McTavish:
 Inuit Food Security in Nunatsiavut: The community-specific nature of a widespread public health issue.

Eric Lede: We don’t adapt in a vacuum: the role of multiple stressors in adaptation to climate change in Paulatuk, NT

Lindsay Thackery: The Role of Policy in Arctic Food: A case study of Nunavik

IK ADAPT Students and Young Researchers Network: Collaboration in Action: Lessons learned from working as a network of students and young researchers.