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The Arctic Institute of North America was created by an Act of Parliament in 1945 as a nonprofit tax-exempt research and educational organization. Originally based at McGill University in Montreal, the institute moved to the University of Calgary in 1976. In 1979 the Institute became part of the University of Calgary as a university research institute.


Contact details

Website: www.arctic.ucalgary.ca/
Address: University of Calgary 2500 University Drive NW, ES-1040 Calgary, AB T2N 1N4
Contact email: arctic AT ucalgary.ca

Areas of focus

Topics of research:
Where they work:
Arctic
Operating languages:
English

Organisational details

Business model:
University-affiliated institute
Institutional affiliations:
University, Network
Year founded:
1945
Age (years):
Leadership:
Current leader(s): Maribeth Murray
Current leader's (or leaders') gender: Female
Staff size (2017):

Per cent of research staff that is female: 50%
Associate size (2017):

Data notes

Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Think tank list
Boundary Organization (find out more): Yes

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