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Ilisimatusarfik - Shaping the Arctic
Ilisimatusarfik is an Arctic university that creates knowledge and innovation in a region developing rapidly. Broadly, deeply and across: Through research, education and cooperation - Ilisimatusarfik is Shaping the Arctic.
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Present research NorValue
The NorValue project investigates how people in Nordic Atlantic local communities are involved in connections and linkages crucial to their livelihoods and survival as a part of the Nordic Atlantic societies of Greenland, Iceland, Faroe Islands and Northern Norway.
Present research Greenland Center for Health Research
Greenland Center for Health Research (GCHR) at the Institute of Nursing & Health Science.
Present research Homelessness in Nuuk
Homelessness is an increasing problem in the Arctic - and the same is the case for the capital Nuuk, where Greenland's homelessness is most apparent.
Present research Forgotten Friends
An interdisciplinary research project about the so-called 'Old Friends' in a Greenlandic context.
Present research Sentenced
A research project on convictions to psychiatric patients and physically and mentally disabled people.
Present research How do companies create a better working environment?
This will now be explored in a new research collaboration between Ilisimatusarfik and the University of Southern Denmark.
Present research Management in Greenland
Research project aimed at strengthening the management practice in Greenland, by developing empirical descriptions that analytically come close to the collective practices leaders are involved in.
Present research Mapping the media in Greenland
Mapping the media in Greenland - Ilisimatusarfik.
Present research Centre for Children, Youth & Family Research
Centre for Children, Youth & Family Research - Ilisimatusarfik.
Present research Qimmeq - a hunt for the soul of the Greenland sled dog
QIMMEQ is a research project about the sled dog culture and the origin and genetic history of the sled dog.
Present research Ageing in the Arctic
Well-being, quality of life, and health promotion among older people in Greenland.
Present research Kinguaariit Inuunerissut
Kinguaariit Inuunerissut is a new project where young and elderly people exchange knowledge and work with culture, nature, body and traditions in a 1-week camp in summer followed by activities in autumn, and a 2-day final camp in winter.
Present research Children of the Arctic
The overall goal of this research network is to assess and study successful practices of sustainable development concerning children in the Arctic - considering the adaptation of indigenous traditional knowledge to contemporary conditions.
Present research Arctic crime
Arctic crime is an interdisciplinary research group on crime in the Arctic - with a special focus on crime in Greenland and the portrayal of crime in media and fiction.
Present research Danish Realm research
Danish Realm research has as its focal point a research project entitled: "What can we all learn from Greenland and the Faroe Islands in the social and pedagogical field?" and will - in addition to articles and communication - also result in a textbook in all three languages for use in practice and in higher education.
Present research ArcticChallenge
Arctic petroleum development as a challenge to societies: A comparative look at Norwegian, Greenlandic and US case sites.
Present research MARPART
Maritime Preparedness and International Partnership in the High North.
Present research Greenland-EU relations
Greenland-EU relations - Ilisimatusarfik.
Present research Population Dynamics
Population Dynamics in Greenland - A Multi-Component, Mixed-Methods Study of Demographic Change in the Arctic.
Present research Climate and Society
Climate and Society - Ilisimatusarfik.
Present research Hunting - household economic importance
The importance of hunting and small-scale fishing in Greenland.
Present research Arctic Living Conditions
Survey of Living Conditions in the Arctic (SLiCA).
Present research Institute of Learning
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