Inuit Qaujisarvingat: Inuit Knowledge Centre

Inuit Qaujisarvingat (IQ) is the Inuit-specific research centre at Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami. IQ focuses efforts to ensure an increasingly active role for Inuit in research that leads to the generation of innovative knowledge for improved research, science and policy decision making within a Canadian, circumpolar and global context. IQ has been designed to support increased understanding of Inuit knowledge and research and to encourage dialogue across the Inuit regions in Canada.

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Inuit Qaujisarvingat National Committee members in Quebec City. Photo credit: Karen Kelley

Name Email Phone Number
Primary Contact info@inuitknowledge.ca (613) 238-8181
Secondary Contact Scot Nickels nickels@itk.ca (613) 238-8181, ext. 233

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Owner
Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami

Membership
Associate Member

Website
www.inuitknowledge.ca

Latitude
45.4214

Longitude
-75.6919

Location
Near Parliament Hill

Nearest Community
Ottawa

Territory/ Province
Ontario

Aboriginal Government/ Homeland
www.itk.ca

Facility Type
Year-Round Research Station, Community Research Facility

Research Hinterland
N/A

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

Research History
Inuit Qaujisarvingat was established in 2010 as the Inuit-specific research Centre at Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami.

Current Projects
Nilliajut: Inuit perspectives of the Northwest Passage; The co-production of Inuit and science knowledge through integrated information management (ArcticNet).

Power
External Electrical Grid

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

Local Transportation
N/A

Equipment Storage
Small amount for small items.

Dormitory/Sleeping Facilities
N/A

Dining/Kitchen Facilities
Yes

Laboratory Facilities
N/A

Fuel Availability
N/A

Research Requirements
www.inuitknowledge.ca

Special Rules and Regulations
N/A

Local External Resources
N/A

Nearest Medical Service
Walk-in clinic

Safety Considerations
N/A

Cost
N/A

Other Information
N/A

Last Updated
2015-05-30