As the measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in Nunavut continue to evolve, NRI has updated our guidelines for researchers working in Nunavut during the COVID-19 Pandemic to include important new information.

Clyde River requires that all researchers seeking a license from the Nunavut Research Institute to conduct research in the community first submit a Letter of Intent (LOI) to the Ittaq Heritage and Research Centre.

This guide provides information about Nunavut’s Scientists Act and how to obtain and renew a license under the act to conduct research in Nunavut. The guide is intended for researchers who work in the physical/natural, health, and social science research disciplines in Nunavut. Please see PDF for full details.

The Nunavut Research Institute has released a new document entitled "Health Research in Nunavut: Special Considerations for Remote Data Collection".  This document provides guidance for researchers who plan to collect data remotely from

Our Compendium of Nunavut Research for 2018 is now available! Find out more about all of the exciting research projects licensed under Nunavut's Scientsist Act in 2018.

This updated guide provides practical information about how to obtain and renew a license under Nunavut's Scientist Act to conduct research in Nunavut. The guide is intended for researchers who work in the physical/natural, health, and social science research disciplines in Nunavut. The guide will explain: -The scope and purpose of Nunavut’s Scientists Act, including the types of research activities that must be licensed under the Act, and the activities exempt from licensing;

NRI's compendium research for 2017 is now available! The compendium provides information on 136 research projects licensed in 2017 under Nunavut's Scientists Act, and covers a wide range of research in the health, natural/physical, and social research discplines. Click here to read and download the compendium.

Do you require logistics support from the Nunavut Research Instituite to conduct field research activites in Iqaluit? If so, please make sure you download and complete the attached research support request form before you travel to Iqaluit to ensure that NRI is ready to assist you! Completed forms should be sent electronically to NRI's manager of research support services.

Our 2016 compendium of Nunavut research is now available! The compendium provides information on 128 research projects licensed by NRI in the social, health, and physical/natural research disicplines in Nunavut in 2016. Our 2017 compendium will be released soon!

The NRI has teamed up with Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated to establish Nunavut's first ever laboratory diagnostic service for trichinella parasites in walrus. Learn more on our programs and partnerships page.

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.