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Nunavut Research Institute Call for Proposal

Tue. Jul. 5, 2016

Nunavut Arctic College in partnership with Irving Shipbuilding Inc. is pleased to launch a call for proposals for applied research projects with a northern focus.  The key objectives of this joint initiative is to build Arctic community capacity to engage in applied research and co-management decision making process, develop practical solutions to enhance marine safety and develop tools and technologies to respond to marine incidents.

Suggested topics for proposal include, but are not limited to:

1) Develop best practices for community engagement in research, resource co-management, and environmental assessment.

2) Support new and innovative approaches to the safety and security of workers and/or hunters in the marine environment.

3) Development of tools and technologies to respond to marine accidents and hazards.

4) Build knowledge on spill response readiness, which may include studying how to clean oil off of ice.

The NRI funding call is for projects that will take place in the territory of Nunavut and its coastlines.

Due date: August 11th, 2016 (Internal August 2nd)

More details about this initative can be found at: http://www.nri.nu.ca/  or by contacting generalNRI@arcticcollege.ca or, internally, Jennifer Cleary at j.cleary@uwinnipeg.ca