What the facility does
Research on understanding and improving the livelihoods of rural peoples to ensure sustainable futures.
Areas of expertise
The Rural Livelihoods and Sustainable Communities Laboratory is a unique facility that provides the necessary technology, fieldwork and safety equipment to researchers and graduate and undergraduate students allowing them to conduct state-of-the-art fieldwork in rural, Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities throughout rural and remote Canada.
Data analyses and processing equipment, transcription equipment, presentation equipment.
Sectors of application
- Agriculture, animal science and food
- Environmental technologies and related services
- Policy and governance
- Tourism and hospitality
Specialized labs and equipment
Data Analysis software
Audio recording equipment
Outdoor safety equipment
Private and public sector research partners
- TD Bank
- Michaëlle Jean Centre for Global and Community Engagement
- United Way
- Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health
- White Buffalo Aboriginal and Métis Health Society