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Alumnus and Emerging Environmental Leader, Dylan Yates

White House to East Coast: CBU Student Attends Barack Obama Event

December 6, 2019

On November 13, first-year Bachelor of Arts in Community Studies student, Sefin Stefura, was given the inspirational opportunity of a…

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Back With a Vengeance: Meet Charlie Waters

November 13, 2019

Meet our friend from across the pond and striker for the Capers Men’s Soccer Team, Charlie Waters. Charlie is a…

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Alumnus, Leader and Entrepreneur: Meet Nagy Abdou

November 12, 2019

If the name Nagy Abdou sounds familiar to you, don’t be surprised. Since arriving at CBU in 2017 from Cairo…

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Alliyah Rowe named U SPORTS Rookie of the Year and CAPERS named to Top Teams

November 7, 2019

As the CAPERS Men’s and Women’s soccer teams prepare to take to the pitch for the 2019 National USPORTS Championships,…

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CAPERS Men’s and Women’s Soccer Teams are Nationals Bound (Again!)

November 4, 2019

CAPERS Men’s and Women’s Soccer Teams are headed to nationals, after being named AUS Champions for 4th and 3rd year in a row.

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My CBU Story: Khoa (Kevin) Doan

November 1, 2019

Meet Khoa Doan, better known as Kevin around Cape Breton University’s campus. You’ve probably seen him running around with a…

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Press Releases

CBU and CBUFA Reach Tentative Agreement

November 15, 2019

Cape Breton University and the Cape Breton University Faculty Association are pleased to jointly announce that a tentative collective agreement…

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CBU to Honour Veterans and those currently serving

November 4, 2019

Cape Breton University will honour veterans and those currently serving our country with a Remembrance Day tribute on November 9,…

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CBU to Celebrate 2019 Fall Convocation

November 1, 2019

During the Fall 2019 convocation ceremony, Cape Breton University will celebrate the hard work and success of more than 354…

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CAPERS Host AUS Championships and Honour Peter Kennedy

October 31, 2019

The Cape Breton University CAPERS Men’s and Women’s Soccer teams will host the 2019 AUS Championships from October 31-November 3,…

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CBU and DCBA to Host Tourism Innovators Summit

October 30, 2019

Cape Breton University’s (CBU) World Tourism Institute (WTI) and Destination Cape Breton Association (DCBA) will host a Tourism Innovators Summit…

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Media Experts

Xu Zhang

Canada Research Chair (Tier ll) in Healthy Environments and Communities

Department: Chemistry

Phone: 902-563-1608

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Nanomaterials and nanotechnology for environmental and health applications with focus on water treatment, cancer diagnostics and treatment

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Matthew Keough

Programmer Analyst

Department: IT Services

Phone: 902-563-1808

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Skilled in designing user interface, developing websites, Photoshop design, debugging, web applications, and hardware. Technical skills include Hardware Diagnostics, Visual Basic, Java, JavaScript, C#, Objective-C, PHP, SQL, CSS, XML, XHTML, and HTML. Network management with hardware maintenance.

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Martin Mkandawire

Professor, Chemistry

Department: Chemistry

Phone: 902-563-1430

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My research activities have been around mine water remediation and management with a goal to develop cost-effective strategies; and my research interests are, intra alia, in biophotonics and photochemistry of bio-compounds, development of devices with improved energetics using bio-inspire designs and bio-mimicked processes like improving energy conversion efficiency using bio-inspired design and architecture of devices in organic solar cell

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Lilla Roy

Assistant Professor, Nursing

Department: Nursing

Phone: 902-563-1963

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Epidemiology, quality of life measurement, patient preference and value measurement, choice experiments, health economics, health technology assessment, priority setting in health care

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Leslie Wardley

SSHRC Exchange University Research Chair in Social Determinants of Health, Assistant Professor of Marketing

Department: Organizational Management

Phone: 902-563-1176

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Dr. Wardley�s research includes qualitative and quantitative scientific exploration of targeted consumers through identification of their preferences, motivations, and buying behaviours. Through these insights organizations are able to predict and possibly amend behaviour.

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Janice Tulk

Senior Researcher, Prospect and Development

Department: Development

Phone: 902-563-1932

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Mi’kmaw music, history, culture, and ways of knowing; Indigenous tourism development and economic reconciliation; industrial soundscapes and expressive culture; material culture, maker and DIY culture, and fibre arts in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia

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Heather Schmidt

Chair of the Psychology Department and Associate Professor, Psychology

Department: Psychology

Phone: 902-563-1217

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As a Community Psychologist, I use participatory action research, and other collaborative, decolonializing approaches to facilitate empowerment, inclusion and social justice for historically-marginalized communities such as L�nu / Indigenous peoples, LGBTQ+ post-secondary students, and individuals with mental health challenges.

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Emily MacLeod

Assistant Professor, Nursing

Department: Nursing

Phone: 902-563-1438
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Sexual violence, sexual consent, access to and use of health services, determinants of health, health promotion

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Dennis York

Instructor, ICA

Department: Education


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Evaluation of blended and online programs, learning engineering, engagement strategies and community building in digital learning environments, and the role of social media in facilitating online teaching and learning in postsecondary education.

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Carolin Kreber

Dean and Professor

Department: Education

Phone: 902-563-1672

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Teaching and Learning in higher education; Transformative education; Higher Education and Society; internationalization of the curriculum; community-engaged learning and research; the scholarship of teaching and learning

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Bernard Farenkia

Professor, French and Linguistics

Department: Communication and Languages

Phone: 902-563-1870

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Second / foreign language acquisition and Pedagogy, Interlanguage Pragmatics, Sociolinguistics, Language contact, Cross-cultural Pragmatics / Intercultural communication, Postcolonial linguistics, Variational Pragmatics, varieties of French, Translation, Linguistic politeness / Interpersonal communication, Academic discourse.

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