Dr. Katherine Wilson

Director of Knowledge Co-Production - Ottawa

Katherine Wilson, PhD from Memorial University of Newfoundland studies new ways of doing research to support Inuit self-determination in research.  She has been working with Inuit in Mittimatalik, Nunavut since 2015 to mentor Inuit youth in mobilizing Inuit knowledge to aid community sea ice travel decision-making.  Katherine is on interchange with SmartICE from the Canadian Ice Service, where she is the Chief of Strategic Policy and Planning. Katherine is a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) scholar and a Fellow of Memorial University’s School of Graduate Studies. Katherine will officially move to SmartICE fulltime in September 2024.