Events & News

May 27 2019

Doctoral seminar in Schefferville and Fermont

Members of the MinErAL network are invited to participate in a doctoral seminar to be held in Schefferville and Fermont during the week of May 27, 2019. The event is organized in partnership with REXSAC, details of the program will be communicated shortly. 

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September 05 2018

A new course offered to MinErAL students: Arctic communities in transition: resources and post-extractive futures

The course is offered by REXSAC and focuses on Arctic communities that are undergoing transitions in terms of economy, identity, culture and environment. It can be transitions from an existence based on extractive industries to a post-extraction future, from reindeer herding to hydro-power or...

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July 16 2018

Call for Proposals - New Mineral Research Projects

The MinErAL network is launching his 3rdcall for proposals.  While approaching its midterm, the network decided to focus this year’s call for proposals on its less studied work packages and...

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July 16 2018

Postdoctoral Fellowship

For the year 2019-2020, the MinEral Network offers two postdoctoral fellowships of $45 000 each.

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Featured Projects

2017 to 2019

Fly-in Fly-Out: impacts on women and northern communities

The work shift system called "fly-in, fly-out" (FIFO) brings important impacts on women and Indigenous employment, work-family balance and indigenous and non-indigenous communities ‘vitality. In...

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2017 to 2019

Northern communities, provincial governments, and negotiating the mining life cycle – cases from Australia, Canada and Sweden

In the sparsely populated northern areas of Australia, Sweden, and Canada, the physical distance between Indigenous communities, governments and companies makes it difficult to adapt mining...

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2017 to 2019

Comparing consultation, consent and negotiated agreements in Arctic extractive industries

This project aims to carry out a comparative baseline analysis of the theory and practice of consultation, negotiation of consent (or the absence thereof) and agreements between local/indigenous...

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