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

Northern Voices in Environmental Impact Assessment database

Created by Christopher Fletcher, professor at Université Laval, this database identifies the different concerns voiced by citizens during the public hearings of about 15 development projects...

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2017 to 2019

At the heart of nickel mining corporations in New Caledonia: the labor question

Studies on nickel mining in New Caledonia have mostly focused on how mining activities have been translated into a political issue, Kanak mobilizations to regain control over mining sites and...

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2017 to 2019

Shattering the myth of the good mining job: job desirability for Inuit workers

Proponents of resource development often cite wage employment as a key benefit that Indigenous communities will receive from participating in resource development based on the assumption that...

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