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Annika Trimble, the outreach coordinator for the Aurora Research Institute (ARI), was named as the recepient of the "Making a Difference" award from the Canadian Association of Science Centres (CASC) on May 10. Aaron Hemens/NNSL photo

Inuvik outreach coordinator receives national science award

One of the Aurora Research Institute’s (ARI) most dedicated and science-savvy staff members is being recognized on a national scale. Annika Trimble, the outreach coordinator for ARI, was given the “Making a Difference” award from the Canadian Association of Science Centres (CASC) on May 10. “It’s kind of crazy because I look at the large...

Digital Inuvialuit artifact map in feasibility stage

Jeff Grieve is in the early stages of making an interactive, digital map that would allow Inuvialuit people to access information and multimedia through the Internet about their cultural heritage. Grieve, an archeology master’s student at the University of Western Ontario, is working in partnership with the Inuvialuit Living History Project to determine how and...

McGill student looks at muskox-caribou interactions in the Mackenzie Delta

Laurence Carter, a master’s student at McGill University, is researching how muskox and caribou interact west of the Mackenzie Delta. “There were muskox up until about the mid-19th century in Alaska, Yukon and west of the Mackenzie River in the NWT, but that population disappeared,” said Carter. “So muskox were brought from Greenland at the...

Aurora Research Institute helping develop CubeSat

Inuvik youth will have the chance to take part in an extra-terrestrial project in September. Aurora Research Institute (ARI) and Aurora College were chosen to participate in the Canadian Space Agency’s (CSA) Canadian CubeSat project, and will receive $250,000. ARI and Aurora College are joining 15 other Canadian post-secondary institutions in designing and building 15...

Inuvik’s East Three School holds first-ever combined learning fair

Tseada Gebeyhu, a Grade 5 student at East Three Elementary School, participated in the 2018 regional learning fair with a project about her home country, Ethiopia. Gebeyhu, 10, said she chose to do her project on Ethiopia because she thinks it is important to share your culture with others. “At first, I was going to...

Inuvik: News Briefs Feb. 14-21

Hebrew University of Jerusalem professor gives talk at ARI Wayne Horowitz, professor of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, presented his research linking ancient Babylonia with the Northern sky and local oral traditions at the Aurora Research Institute (ARI) Thursday, Feb. 8. Horowitz’s presentation focused on the question of whether the Sumerians, also known as ancient...

Inuvik: News Briefs Feb. 14-21

Hebrew University of Jerusalem professor gives talk at ARI Wayne Horowitz, professor of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, presented his research linking ancient Babylonia with the Northern sky and local oral traditions at the Aurora Research Institute (ARI) Thursday, Feb. 8. Horowitz’s presentation focused on the question of whether the Sumerians, also known as ancient...