Passionate Research

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My name is Jamie D’Souza and I’m from Montreal, QC. I am currently in my second year of master’s degree in Geography, Environment and Geomatics at the University of Ottawa in Ottawa, ON. I decided to fulfill a master’s degree because, truth be told, I really wanted to see a polar bear in the wild and I couldn’t quite afford … Read More

Connections and Friendships for a Lifetime

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Have you ever experienced what it’s like to arrive in a new place and instantly start planning your next visit there? I had this feeling when I arrived in Churchill. My name is Beth Hampson, and I’m from Winnipeg, MB. I’ve completed my first year of Environmental Science at the University of Manitoba. I’m currently working at the Churchill Northern … Read More

Learning Vacation Reflection: From NYC to the Tundra

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I hear her before I see her: the sound of a little, gurgling splash in the water just off the left hand side of our kayak. My husband and I are at about the one-hour mark on our Sea North beluga kayaking adventure. So far we’ve seen what feels like hundreds of whales, mostly from a distance, as we paddle … Read More

Science on the Sea Ice

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Join us Sat. May 19 at 1pm behind the complex for our local community event as part of the Science Odyssey celebrations across Canada! Everyone is welcome to this family friendly activity where we will venture out onto the sea ice to learn about the frozen ocean water of Hudson Bay. We will explore the sea ice physical characteristics, sea … Read More

2018 NRF Call for Proposals

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Regular Call for Proposals Northern Research Fund (NRF) 2018 The Northern Research Fund (NRF)Northern Research Fund (NRF) provides opportunities for research in the sciences, social sciences and humanities with emphasis on northern issues. The goal of this program is to enhance field research by professionals working out of the Churchill Northern Studies Centre (CNSC). The NRF is available to research projects that … Read More

Belugas in the Bay: Through the Camera Lens

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Not Throwing Away My Shot: Wildlife Photography and the Opportune Moment By Karin Murray-Bergquist The click of cameras, and the splash of waves, sound through the air as the current Learning Vacation gets under way. Belugas in the Bay: Through the Camera Lens is a five-night-long whale adventure, combining photography and marine biology as means to observe these toothed, but … Read More