$1.75 M to support Arts, Crafts, Technology & Micro-Manufacturing Centre Aurora College awarded multi-year NSERC Technology Access Centres grant

FOR RELEASE ONJune 13, 2019 INUVIK, NT – Aurora College will be receiving $1.75 million over five years to support the Arts, Crafts, Technology, and Micro-Manufacturing Centre (ACTMC) in Inuvik. The ACTMC is a collaborative endeavour that provides the space, equipment, training and ongoing support to artists in the Beaufort Delta who are interested in…

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Aurora Research Institute Staff Receives ‘Making a Difference’ Award from Canadian Association of Science Centres

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE/FOR RELEASE ON May 13, 2019 INUVIK, NT – Annika Trimble, Outreach Coordinator at the Western Arctic Research Centre (WARC) with Aurora Research Institute (ARI), was awarded a ‘Making a Difference’ award from the Canadian Association of Science Centres (CASC) annual conference on May 10th. Each year CASC recognizes outstanding people, programs and…

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Hotıì ts’eeda and Aurora College announce Allison Forbes as recipient of 2019 Edets’seèhdzà studentship

Yellowknife (April 30, 2019) The inaugural Edets’seèhdzà Studentship has been awarded to third-year Bachelor of Nursing student Allison Forbes from Yellowknife. The Studentship is a $20,000 stipend that supports a returning Aurora College student to be involved in health research during their studies. The Edets’seèhdzà Studentship award is funded by Hotıì ts’eeda, and provided through…

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Aurora College receives $384,700 from NSERC Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Institutional Capacity-Building Grant

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 9, 2019 INUVIK, NT – Aurora College is one of 15 post-secondary institutions whose application for a Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Institutional Capacity-Building Grant was approved for funding. The funding will be instrumental in Aurora College’s transformation from a college to…

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Welcoming the ‘Sacred Spirit’ Aurora College instructor part of Indigenous maternal health care research project

FORT SMITH, NT –A total of $810,901 in funding has been approved for a three-year collaborative research project looking at Indigenous maternal health care in Canada. Aurora Research Institute Manager of Health Research Programs and Aurora College instructor Dr. Pertice Moffitt is a co-investigator on the research project, which aims to embrace and include Indigenous…

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