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Northern Ontario Research Development Ideas and Knowledge (NORDIK) Institute
The NORDIK research institute has evolved from the Community Economic and Social Development (CESD) program and research, and earlier research conducted under the leadership of Dr. Jong You of Algoma University.
Incorporated in 2007, NORDIK Institute is a joint project of CESD and Algoma U, and has established strong links with other research institutes, universities, and colleges. NORDIK is committed to further developing its own research capacity by working closely with its community partners and providing mentoring to new researchers. To date, it has completed over one hundred research projects at the local, regional, and national levels, and currently has many research projects underway.
Areas of Expertise: Community Capacity Building, Conceptual Frameworks & Approaches, Culture and the Arts, Entrepreneurship & Business Development, Environment, First Nations, Inuit and Métis, Food Security, Government, International CED, Introduction to CED, New Canadians, Planning and Evaluation, Policy Development & Advocacy, Research & Development, Rural CED, Social Economy & Social Enterprise, Sustainable Development, Tourism, Women, Youth