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Assessing the Efficiency of Canadian Universities – Dr. Leslie J. Wardley

February 7, 2019

Dr. Leslie J. Wardley, Marketing Professor in CBU’s Shannon School of Business, says she is proud to work at a…

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Atlantiar Knekk Tepaw- Exploring Indigenous Roots in the North Atlantic

September 6, 2018

Upon the coastal lands of Northern Spain and Southern France, there lives a culture and people that has called this…

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Atlantic Book Prize for CBU Professor Emeritus Brian Tennyson

June 14, 2018

On May 10, 2018, Cape Breton University Professor Emeritus  Dr. Brian Tennyson received the “Democracy 250 Atlantic Book Award for…

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Call for Applications! Atlantic Indigenous Mentorship Network: The Kausattumi Grants Program

May 4, 2018

The Kausattumi Grants Program (Kausattumi is Inuttitut for ‘the dawn’) is an initiative of the Atlantic Indigenous Mentorship Network that…

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Cape Breton University Researchers Awarded $850,000 Research Grant for the Re-Discovery of an L’nu Traditional Medicine

December 11, 2019

Working alongside Elders of Membertou First Nations, and Mr. Tuma Young, Dr. Matthias Bierenstiel, Professor of Chemistry at Cape Breton…

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Cape Breton University to Host PLANS and IHIM Health Sciences Summer Camp

July 16, 2018

This summer, CBU will be hosting an African Nova Scotian & Indigenous Health Sciences Summer Camp led by PLANS –…

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CBU Awards Dr. Stewart McCann the 2018 President’s Award for Excellence in Research

June 14, 2018

On Saturday, May 11, Dr. Stewart McCann was awarded the President’s Award for Excellence in Research at the 2018 President’s…

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CBU Celebrates World Oceans Day

June 7, 2018

June 8 is World Oceans Day, a United Nations-recognized day of ocean celebration and action. This year, CBU will be…

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CBU Launches Strategic Planning Process

May 14, 2018

Today, Monday, May 14, members of the Cape Breton University community gathered in the Boardmore Theatre for the official launch…

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CBU Research Aims to Re-establish the Bras d’Or Lake Oyster Industry

October 4, 2018

A team of researchers at Cape Breton University has undertaken a three-year project that may re-establish the Bras d’Or Lake…

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CBU Research Team Develops Nanomaterials with Major Potential

November 19, 2018

Dr. Martin Mkandawire, Associate Professor of Chemistry and researcher with the CBU’s Verschuren Centre, is currently working with a team…

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CBU Researchers Awarded SSHRC Grants

December 10, 2018

Two Cape Breton University researchers recently received Social Sciences and Human Research Council (SSHRC) Partnership Engage Grants to continue their…

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CBU Welcomes Dr. Ramaswamy, Secretary of MCET to Campus

June 5, 2018

Today Dr. Ramaswamy, Secretary of Dr. Mahalingam College of Engineering and Technology (MCET) in India, visited Cape Breton University to…

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CBU's Verschuren Centre receives provincial funding of $2.4 million to help commercialize fisheries waste to product initiative

June 5, 2018

The Verschuren Centre for Sustainability in Energy and the Environment has been awarded a $2.4-million provincial investment to help with the…

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Close to Home – Dr. Kathy Snow

February 7, 2019

Dr. Kathy Snow, an Assistant Professor in the Education department at Cape Breton University,  knows the challenges of staying in…

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Dr. Bettina Callary Awarded Prestigious Tier 2 Canada Research Chair

July 23, 2019

Cape Breton University’s Dr. Bettina Callary has been named the recipient of a prestigious Tier 2 Canada Research Chair (CRC)…

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Dr. Felix Odartey-Wellington Awarded the 2018 Cape Breton University Instructional Leadership Award

June 14, 2018

On Saturday, May 11, Dr. Felix Odartey-Wellington was awarded the Cape Breton University Instructional Leadership Award at the 2018 President’s…

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Dr. Heather Sparling – Canadian Research Chair in Musical Traditions

December 17, 2018

Cape Breton University professor, Dr. Heather Sparling, was recently renewed as a prestigious Tier 2 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in…

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Dr. Heather Sparling Uses SSHRC Grant to Connect Scholars and Performers

September 7, 2018

When Dr. Heather Sparling received a Social Sciences and Humanities Council (SSHRC) Connections Grant in March of 2017, she was…

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Dr. Lachlan MacKinnon Awarded Prestigious Tier 2 Canada Research Chair

July 23, 2019

Dr. Lachlan MacKinnon, Cape Breton University Assistant Professor of History, has been named the recipient of a prestigious Tier 2…

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L’nuwey Tplutaqan Mawio’min Research Awarded Indigenous Research Capacity and Reconciliation Connection Grant

February 20, 2019

Indigenous peoples are overrepresented in Canadian prisons, and victimization and vulnerabilities are not well understood. While there has been a…

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Math Students Go Everywhere! Meet Dr. Scott Rodney

November 19, 2018

For Dr. Scott Rodney, his work on partial differential equations (PDEs) is about much more than just numbers. An Associate…

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Math Students Go Everywhere! Meet Mathematician Dr. Scott Rodney

September 27, 2018

For Dr. Scott Rodney, his work on partial differential equations (PDEs) is about much more than just numbers. An Associate…

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Providing Real Solutions Through Chemistry Dr. Stephanie MacQuarrie

November 19, 2018

Dr. Stephanie MacQuarrie, Associate Professor of Organic Chemistry at CBU, has been awarded an NSERC Discovery Grant of $120,000 for…

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Registration now open for Basque-Mi’kmaw Cultural Exchange conference at Cape Breton University

July 11, 2018

Cape Breton University’s Unama’ki College will host more than 70 national and international delegates this September for a unique symposium…

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Spirituality: New Age Nonsense? Or a New Field of Inquiry?

March 13, 2019

You’ve probably heard the phrase “I’m not religious, but I am spiritual” before, perhaps you’ve even said it yourself. But…

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What happens to THC after the human body is finished with it? Find Out at Dr. Allison Mackie’s Research Month Presentation

March 20, 2019

Following the October 2018 legalization of cannabis in Canada, research around the drug and its usage has continued to grow,…

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Women in Leadership – Dr. Stephanie Gilbert

February 7, 2019

In response to a persistent lack of gender diversity among Canadian leaders according to Statistics Canada, Canada’s Minister for the…

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