Maeva Gauthier

Maeva Gauthier
PhD student (Jutta Gutberlet)
Participatory approaches; arts-based methods; community-based research; Inuit youth; environmental change; climate change; plastics

MSc (UVic)


  • Gauthier, M., Community-Based Research and Participatory Approaches in Support of SDG14. In: Leal Filho W., Azul A.M., Brandli L., Lange Salvia A., Wall T. (eds) Life Below Water. Encyclopedia of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Springer, Cham.
  • Amauchi, J., Gauthier, M., Ghezeljeh, A., Giatti, L.L., Keats, K., Sholanke, D., Zachari, D. & Gutberlet, J., 2021. The Power of community-based participatory research: Ethical and effective ways of researching. Community Development. DOI: 1080/15575330.2021.1936102
  • De Leo, F.C., Gauthier, M., Mihály, S., Nephin, J., Juniper, S.K., 2016. Bottom trawling and oxygen minimum zone influences on continental slope benthic community structure off Vancouver Island (NE Pacific), Deep Sea Research Part II



  • Gauthier, M. (2021) “Inuit youth engagement on climate change using participatory video”, Graduate Seminar on Climate Change Impacts and Responses in the Arctic (program link), UArctic Thematic Network on Local-scale Planning, Climate Change and Resilience. Research Project Presentation, Virtual.
  • Gauthier, M. (2021) ) “Inuit youth engagement on climate change using participatory video”, Research Impact Canada Network Meeting Research Presentation, Virtual.
  • Kuptana, C. and Gauthier, M. (2020) “Happening to Us film screening and Presentation”. NWT Health, Climate Change and Youth Online Conference Hotıì ts'eeda Ełèts’ehdèe-Katimaqatigiit-Nihkhah Łatr’iljil, Virtual.
  • Gauthier, M. (2020) Youth Voices Matter: Engaging Inuvialuit Youth on Global Changes using Participatory Video, POLAR Knowledge Canada Lunch & Learn Series, Virtual.
  • Gauthier, M. (2020) Food Sovereignty in the Era of Climate Crisis panel, IdeaFest, Victoria, BC.
  • Gauthier, M., Kuptana, N., Kuptana, C., Lugt, E., Malanowski, J., and Tedjuk, D. (2019) Happening to Us film screening & Invited panelist. UN Climate Change Conference (COP25), Madrid, Spain.
  • Gauthier, M. (2018) “Innovative tools to engage communities”, Community-Based Research workshop, IdeaFest- Victoria, BC.
  • Gauthier, M. (2018) Arctic Change Conference, ArcticNet Meeting, Quebec city, QC.
  • Gauthier, M. and Irvine, M. (2018) Media that Matters workshop, Cortes Island, BC.
  • Acemah, M. and Gauthier, M. (2014) “Creating Video in a Community Setting” Communicating Ocean Sciences Workshop, COSEE, Anchorage, AK.



  • Research Impact Canada Engaged Scholarship Award, Honourable mention (2021)
  • Feature of research project’s video, Youth Climate Report, UN SDG Honourable Awards (2020)
  • Inuit Partnership of Excellence Student Poster Award, Arctic Change Conference (2019)