June 2015

Funding Awarded to Research Project Focused on Arctic Region

Dr. Pat Maher, an Associate Professor of Community Studies at CBU, has recently been awarded approximately $215,000 by the Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education (www.siu.no) for a project he is co-leading with Dr. Outi Rantala of The Arctic University of Norway (Finnmark campus). The project will develop graduate-level tourism curriculum specific to the More »

Research into Water Quality Receives NSERC Discovery Grant

Research being led by Dr. Ken Oakes, Industrial Research Chair in Environmental Remediation, Verschuren Centre, has been awarded $120,000 through the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Discovery Grants competition. The research uses nanomaterials – materials that are really small sizes, about 100,000 times smaller than an average human hair – to More »

Lights, Camera, Happen

At CBU, we understand that the Cape Breton Drive-In, like all small businesses in the area, is an important part of the community, so we’ve partnered with them this summer to enhance your movie watching experience. Through our social media channels, we will keep you in the know about what is going on, show times More »

Mining Legacies Opens at the CBU Art Gallery

Mining histories, personal stories and environmental legacies emerge in an exhibition opening June 26 at the CBU Art Gallery. Mining Legacies incorporates a variety of artistic styles and approaches to explore the impact of mining on our community. This multi-generational exhibition reflects on the history of mining and looks at the legacies of the industry More »

Exhibiting Sound from Cape Breton to Alberta

Cape Breton University (CBU) professor and Canada Research Chair in Communities and Cultures, Dr. Marcia Ostashewski, is part of an international research team that has been awarded a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Connection Grant in the amount of $62,745. The funding will support Exhibiting Sound, a joint project between the University of More »

CBU Faculty to Teach in China

Two Cape Breton University (CBU) business professors are off to China this week to teach CBU courses at Henan Agricultural University (HAU). Dr. Robert Campbell, an Associate Professor of Management, and Derrick Hayes, an Associate Professor of Accounting, will spend three weeks at HAU delivering courses in Accounting and Organizational Behaviour. Campbell and Hayes are More »

CBU Professor Takes Home Best Conference Paper

Princely Ifinedo, an associate professor of management information systems (MIS) and management sciences in CBU’s Shannon School of Business recently won Best Paper Award at the 2015 International Conference on Information Resources Management (Conf-IRM) in Ottawa. Conf-IRM was held May 18-20, 2015 and is an affiliated conference of the Association for Information Systems (AIS), which More »