Arctic Institute of Community-Based Research

This Yukon-based institution supports community-based research projects in the North. Priorities include food security, healthy lifestyles, climate change adaptation, chronic disease prevention. Youth engagement, ethics, knowledge sharing, evaluation, are core to our research approach. We work with northern Indigenous communities, NGO’s, governments, academics, graduate students, research organizations, and the private sector.

AICBR office

AICBR Office

Name Email Phone Number
Primary Contact Jody Butler Walker jody@aicbr.ca (867) 668-3393
Secondary Contact Katelyn Friendship katelyn@aicbr.ca (867) 668-3393

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Owner
Arctic Institute of Community-Based Research

Membership
Regular Member

Website
www.aicbr.ca

Latitude
60.7

Longitude
-135

Location
Whitehorse

Territory/ Province
Yukon

Aboriginal Government/ Homeland
N/A

Facility Type
Year-Round Research Station

Main Research Disciplines
Anthropology, Environmental Sciences, Human Biology/Wellness, Sociology, Traditional/Aboriginal Knowledge

Research History
We are a unique Northern research organization working to improve community health and well-being in Canada’s North through partnerships, collaboration, and the co-production of knowledge and solutions. AICBR was established in 2007. Our vision is the meaningful engagement of Northerners in natural, health, and social research focused on Northern priorities, with results contributing to all Northerners living healthy lives.

Current Projects
Working Together to Achieve Healthier Lifestyles in Yukon and Northwest Territories’ Communities, Yukon Community Food Security Strategies.

Power
External Electrical Grid

Communications
Telephone, Internet, Computer, Printer/scanner, Fax

Local Transportation
City bus system

Equipment Storage
Limited

Dormitory/Sleeping Facilities
N/A

Dining/Kitchen Facilities
N/A

Laboratory Facilities
N/A

Fuel Availability
N/A

Research Requirements
N/A

Special Rules and Regulations
N/A

Local External Resources
N/A

Nearest Medical Service
Whitehorse Hospital

Safety Considerations
N/A

Cost
N/A

Other Information
N/A

Last Updated
2015-05-30

 

Office space

Sample office space

Boardroom

Boardroom