Nain Research Centre
The Research Centre consists of a wet lab, dry lab, boardroom, work stations, walk-in cooler, walk-in freezer and washrooms. There is also an adjoining accommodation space with bedrooms, a common area, kitchen and washrooms that can accommodate up to eight people on a year-round basis. The work space within the research centre can accommodate up to 15 people.
|Primary Contact||Rodd Laingemail@example.com||(709) 922-2567|
|Secondary Contact||Carla Pamakfirstname.lastname@example.org||(709) 922-2380|
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Newfoundland and Labrador
Aboriginal Government/ Homeland
Year-Round Research Station
Coastal, Freshwater, Marine, Sea Ice, Terrestrial
Main Research Disciplines
Anthropology, Archaeology, Atmospheric chemistry and Physics, Biochemistry, Climatology, Environmental Sciences, Geology and Sedimentology, Human Biology/Wellness, Hydrology, Limnology, Mapping/GIS, Marine Biology, Oceanography, Sociology, Terrestrial Biology/Ecology, Traditional/Aboriginal Knowledge
External Electrical Grid
Telephone, Internet, Computer, Printer/Scanner, Fax
ATVs and speed boats available for rent in summer. Chartered helicopters and longliners available. Snowmobiles available for rent during winter.
Two bedrooms that can accommodate a total of 8 people. The Atsanik Lodge (25 rooms) is located beside the Research Centre.
Full kitchen complete with fridge, freezer, oven and microwave.
Wet and dry lab complete with sinks, fumehood, incubator and autoclave. Walk-in fridge and freezer. Boardroom.
Gas Station in-town with gas, diesel and stove-oil. Propane for sale at the grocery store.
The Nunatsiavut Government has a research process in place that must be followed when applying to do research in Nunatsiavut www.nainresearchcentre.com/research-process or contact the Inuit Research Advisor at email@example.com
Special Rules and Regulations
Local External Resources
Two small grocery stores, Bank of Montreal
Nearest Medical Service
Nain (0 km)
Use of local knowledge holders is encouraged, especially while working on ice. Black bears are present during the summer. Polar bears are present within 30 km of Nain, but are not present in town.