North Slave Research Centre

The Aurora Research Institute (ARI) is located at the North Slave Campus of Aurora College in Yellowknife. The ARI is the regional office for Yellowknife and surrounding communities north of Great Slave Lake. The ARI carries out contractual research and conduct research as requested by the community and support researchers connecting with community organizations and government departments. The NSRC is home to ARI’s research experts in health and social sciences.

ARI 1

Name Email Phone Number
Primary Contact Ashley Mercer logistics@nwtresearch.com (867) 920-3123
Secondary Contact Pertice Moffitt logistics@nwtresearch.com (867) 920-3062

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Owner
Aurora College (Aurora Research Institute)

Membership
Regular Member

Website
www.nwtresearch.com

Latitude
62.451326

Longitude
-114.376344

Location
Yellowknife

Territory/ Province
Northwest Territories

Aboriginal Government/ Homeland
Dene Nation: www.denenation.ca
Northwest Territory Metis Nation: www.nwtmetisnation.ca
North Slave Metis Alliance: www.nsma.net
Tlicho Government: www.tlicho.ca
Yellowknives Dene First Nation: www.ykdene.com

Facility Type
Community Research Facility

Research Hinterland
Discontinuous Permafrost, Freshwater, Lake, Taiga / Boreal Forest, Terrestria

Main Research Disciplines
Human Biology/Wellness, Sociology

Research History
The North Slave Research Centre is part of the Aurora Research Institute (ARI). The Institute has roots dating back to 1964, when a research centre in Inuvik was developed to provide support for scientific research in the NWT and Northern Yukon. In 1995, ARI merged with Aurora College and expanded their offices to include the North Slave Research Centre in Yellowknife and the South Slave Research Centre in Fort Smith.

Current Projects
The North Slave Research Centre staff has been involved research projects including: Influences on Quality of Life of Older Adults and Intimate Partner Violence. Up-to-date projects available at: www.nwtresearch.com

Power
External Electrical Grid

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

Local Transportation
Yellowknife is a full service city on the shores of Great Slave Lake. Regular city amenities are available. For specific and up-to-date information on service availability please visit the City of Yellowknife’s website: www.yellowknife.ca

Equipment Storage
N/A

Dormitory/Sleeping Facilities
N/A

Dining/Kitchen Facilities
N/A

Laboratory Facilities
N/A

Fuel Availability
Yellowknife is a full service city on the shores of Great Slave Lake. Regular city amenities are available. For specific and up-to-date information on service availability please visit the City of Yellowknife’s website: www.yellowknife.ca

Research Requirements
A scientific research licence is required to conduct research in the NWT. More information can be found at: www.nwtresearch.com/licensing-research/scientific-research-license

Special Rules and Regulations
N/A

Local External Resources
Yellowknife is a full service city on the shores of Great Slave Lake. For specific and up-to-date information on the city please visit the City of Yellowknife’s website: www.yellowknife.ca

Nearest Medical Service
Medical services can be sought at Stanton Territorial Hospital and the local health clinics. For specific and up-to-date information on service availability please visit the City of Yellowknife’s website: www.yellowknife.ca

Safety Considerations
N/A

Cost
For available services:
www.nwtresearch.com/logistics-support/fee-schedule

Other Information
N/A

Last Updated
2015-05-30