Active Research Grants

CIHR Environment & Health Signature Initiative Team Grant

$2 million • 2017-2022

  • Project: A SHARED Vision: Achieving Wellness, Strength, and Resilience through Integrative Indigenous and Western Approaches to Resource Development
  • Funding Agency: Canadian Institutes of Health Research
  • Role: Co-Principal Applicant (nominated PA: Heather Castleden)
  • Location: Canada-wide, including Nunatsiavut, Labrador

CIHR Environment & Health Signature Initiative Team Grant LOI

$2 million • 2017-2022

  • Project: Climate Change and Indigenous Food Systems, Food Security, and Food Safety (Climate Change IFS³)
  • Funding Agency: Canadian Institutes of Health Research
  • Role: Co-Principal Applicant (nominated PA: Sherilee Harper)
  • Location: Canadian Arctic (Nunavut & Nunatsiavut), Peru, and Uganda

CIHR Indigenous Mentorship Program

$1.2 million • 2017-2022

  • Project: Atlantic Indigenous Mentorship Program
  • Funding Agency: Canadian Institutes of Health Research
  • Role: Co-Principal Applicant (nominated PI: Debbie Martin)
  • Location: Atlantic Canada, with a hub at the Labrador Institute

POLAR Knowledge Science & Technologies Grant

$247,069 • 2017-2022

  • Project: Food, Fire, and Ice: Integrating Knowledge, Plant Response, and Cryosphere Dynamics to Predict Future Food and Fuel
  • Funding Agency: POLAR Knowledge Canada
  • Role: Institutional Collaborator (PI: Carissa Brown)
  • Location: Labrador

CIHR Indigenous Mentorship Program

$25,000 • 2016-2017

  • Project: Wabanaki Network for Indigenous Health Research Mentorship and Capacity Building
  • Funding Agency: Canadian Institutes of Health Research
  • Role: Principal Investigator (Nominated PI: Debbie Martin)
  • Location: Atlantic Canada

SSHRC Partnership Development Grant Full Application

$2.5 million • 2016-2023

  • Project: Youth Futures: Combining Indigenous and Western Approaches to Promote Youth Hope and Prosperity in First Nations Communities
  • Funding Agency: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council
  • Role: Co-Principal Applicant & Thematic Lead (Nominated PI: Kim Matheson)
  • Location: Northern Ontario

SSHRC Partnership Development Grant

$200,000 • 2016-2018

  • Project: Qimuksiit: A Multidisciplinary Network on the Relationship between Inuit, Qimmit (dogs) and Public Institutions in the Canadian Arctic (Nunavut and Nunavik)
  • Funding Agency: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council
  • Role: Co-Applicant (PI: Francis Levesque)
  • Location: Nunavut and Nunavik

SSHRC Partnership Grant

$2,296,351 (with matching funds >$5 million) • 2015-2020

  • Project: Tradition and Transition Among the Labrador Inuit
  • Funding Agency: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council
  • Role: Co-Applicant & Thematic Lead (PI: Tom Gordon)
  • Location: Nunatsiavut, Labrador

CHARS Science and Technology POLAR Program

$253,000 • 2015-2018

  • Project: Building Local and Indigenous Knowledge Systems (Building LINKS): Community-Led Environment & Health Monitoring for Adaptation
  • Funding Agency: Canadian High Arctic Research Station
  • Role: Co-Principal Investigator (Co-PI: Sherilee Harper)
  • Location: Nunatsiavut, Labrador

CIHR Foundations Scheme

$753,800 • 2015-2020

  • Project: Inuit Knowledge for Climate Change and Health Adaptation in the North
  • Funding Agency: Canadian Institutes for Health Research
  • Role: Co-Applicant & Thematic Lead (PI: James Ford)
  • Location: Nunatsiavut, Labrador, Nunavut, and the Inuvialuit Settlement Region

ArcticNet Operating Grant

$387,484 • 2015-2018

  • Project: Land-Use Mapping and Risk Management in Arctic Canada
  • Funding Agency: ArcticNet
  • Role: Co-Investigator & Thematic Lead (PI: James Ford)
  • Location: Nunatsiavut, Labrador, Nunavut, and the Inuvialuit Settlement Region

ArcticNet Operating Grant

$246,194 • 2015-2018

  • Project: Foodborne and Waterborne Disease Mitigation: Community-Based Surveillance for Environmental Health
  • Funding Agency: ArcticNet
  • Role: Co-Investigator & Qualitative Research Lead (PI: Sherilee Harper)
  • Location: Nunavut

SSHRC Insight Development Grant

$75,000 • 2015-2017

  • Project: Experiences of Migrant Labourers Working Away: A Case Study from Prince Edward Island and Cape Breton
  • Funding Agency: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council
  • Role: Co-Investigator (PI: Christina Murray)
  • Location: Cape Breton Island and Prince Edward Island