On October 4, 2016 Irving Shipbuilding Inc. and the Nunavut Research Institute (NRI) awarded $2 million in funding to nine applied Arctic research projects focused on areas of importance to Canada’s Arctic communities and the marine industry.
Nunavut Research Institute (NRI) is your gateway to scientific research in Nunavut! NRI is responsible for licensing research in the health, natural, and social science disciplines, as required under Nunavut's Scientists Act. We act as a clearing house for information on research in Nunavut and we provide mentorship, guidance, and support to scientists working throughout the territory. NRI ensures that Nunavummiut are consulted and engaged in research and we help to broker research partnerships that address needs and concerns of Nunavummiut. As the science division of Nunavut Arctic College, we provide opportunities for Nunavummiut to gain hands-on skills, training and experience in applied science and research.