Pippa Seccombe-Hett

equipment storage at ARI's new facility Pippa Seccombe-Hett is the Director of the Aurora Research Institute at Aurora College based in Inuvik, Northwest Territories.  pseccombe-hett@nwtresearch.com

The ARI’s mandate is to improve the quality of life for NWT residents by applying scientific, technological and indigenous knowledge to solve northern problems and advance social and economic goals.  They do this through various activities including :

  • licensing and coordinating research in accordance with the NWT Scientists Act;
  • promoting communication between researchers and the people of the communities in which they work;
  • promoting public awareness of the importance of science, technology and indigenous knowledge;
  • fostering a scientific community within the NWT which recognizes and uses the traditional knowledge of northern aboriginal peoples;
  • making scientific and traditional knowledge available to people of the NWT; and
  • supporting or conducting research which contributes to the social, cultural and economic prosperity of the people of the NWT.

More information on ARI at http://nwtresearch.com

ARI under contruction