Major Research Infrastructure

Beaton Institute

This is the official repository for historically significant records of Cape Breton University. It also houses a cultural heritage archive mandated to preserve the social, economic, political and cultural history of Cape Breton Island.

Centre for Cape Breton Studies

Committed to promoting and preserving intangible cultural heritage, the Centre for Cape Breton Studies works within our community while as extending to national and international arenas through visiting scholars, research, workshops, and programs of study.

Cooperative Study Club

Visit Cape Breton University’s Cooperative Study Club and you’ll find a collaborative place for creative discussion, knowledge building and meeting new people.

Media Interpretation and Reception Lab

This Media Interpretation and Reception Lab gives researchers a place to expand their understanding of how people interact with media. The only research infrastructure of its kind in Eastern Canada, this lab has the capability to engage in both qualitative and quantitative research.

Unama’ki College

Formerly known as the Mi’kmaq College Institute, the Unama’ki College of Cape Breton University strives to meet the needs of Mi’kmaw and other First Nations students, while also contributing to the educational goals set by Mi’kmaw communities.

The Verschuren Centre

The Verschuren Centre for Energy Sustainability and the Environment is a development and demonstration service provider for Clean Tech Solutions. The centre is focused on finding innovative and sustainable solutions to energy and environmental issues.

Tanya Brann-Barrett
Dean of Research, Teaching & Graduate Studies and Associate Professor of Communication

Office: B212

Phone: 902.563.1843

Brenda Leloup
Assistant to the Dean

Office: B212

Phone: 902.563.1304

Sarah Conrod
Manager, Industry Partnerships & Research Commercialization

Office: B254

Phone: 902.563.1842

Dana Mount
Assistant Dean of Research, Teaching & Graduate Studies and Assistant Professor of English

Office: B212

Phone: 902.563.1338

Zuzana Istvankova
Research Administration Officer, Major Initiatives

Office: B212

Phone: 902.563.1832

Nicole MacDougall
Research Administration Officer, Facilitation and Outreach

Office: B212

Phone: 902.563.1107