Research in Action

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Cape Breton University’s researchers and students are involved in innovative, creative and world-class research across fields and disciplines. Often engaging in work with positive impacts locally and globally, CBU’s researchers have fostered a culture and reputation for creating meaningful, original and thorough research. In the News and Achievements section of this website, discover how world-class researchers at CBU are making a difference on a global scale.

Snapshots

Cape Breton University is proud to share our latest Research Snapshots.

Do you have a short research announcement that you’d like to share? Did you publish an article? Are you a keynote at an upcoming conference? Have you been nominated for an Association prize? Submit your Research Snapshot below to share with the research community.

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Research Spotlights

Research for a Better Future: Meet Jhanvi Saini

September 30, 2022

Climate change is one of the biggest challenges facing our world today and Cape Breton University student, Jhanvi Saini, wants…

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CBU Student Supports Research in Healthy Aging

September 14, 2022

In 2021, Carol Zeyona Thomas was living in India considering how she could further her education in the field of…

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Research Explores Opportunities for Older Workers in Nova Scotia

May 25, 2022

CBU’s Dr. Bishakha Mazumdar wasn’t surprised at Statistics Canada’s job vacancy numbers presented in its 2021 report. The report identified…

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CBU Studies Global Marine Challenge

May 17, 2022

An impressive group of partners are pooling their expertise to examine a global concern for the marine ecosystem. CBU’s Dr.…

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New University Teaching Chair to Explore Innovative Media in Teaching

May 6, 2022

You may have heard the expression busy people get things done. CBU’s Dr. Katherine Jones is one of those people.…

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CBU Research Probes Healthcare Using Artificial Intelligence

April 19, 2022

CBU researchers across disciplines are getting support from Research Nova Scotia to explore ways to improve healthcare in Nova Scotia.…

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CBU Welcomes Fulbright Global Scholar Exploring Multicultural Teacher Education

February 15, 2022

Cape Breton University recently welcomed Dr. Cara Djonko-Moore, PhD Rhodes College, and Fulbright Global Scholar, who is conducting a study…

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CBU Faculty Receive Funding to Create Open Educational Resources

December 2, 2021

Funding to support Open Educational Resources (OER) at Cape Breton University is expected to result in nearly $80,000 in savings…

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Maskwiomin company founders recognized at annual Discovery Awards

December 2, 2021

Dr. Matthias Bierenstiel and Tuma Young, Q.C., continue to gain attention for the development and commercialization of maskwiomin, a product…

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Celebrating the work of CBU researchers

CBU Lab StudentsPlease explore the links below to learn about the extraordinary research achievements taking place at Cape Breton University. Here, among other important updates, the Office of Research and Graduate Studies shares news of publications, funding announcements and researchers in the media.

President’s Award for Excellence in Research Winners

Research Month

Thesis/Major Project SnapShot

Research Chairs

CBU is proud to host five Canada Research Chairs, the Purdy Crawford Chair, and SSHRC Exchange University Chairs. Research Chairs are an important part of the research ecosystem at CBU, offering leadership, mentorship and robust research programs that benefit the local and beyond. Learn more about our Current and Past Research Chairs.

RESEARCH CHAIRS

Subject Experts: A Resource

CBU is a vibrant research institution thanks to a bold vision for a university brought forth by the people of this Island. Today, we are a globally-reaching, locally-infused university committed to high-quality, accessible education, innovative research, and a vibrant, multicultural future for the Island. The local community was instrumental in the origin of the institution and still has a significant impact on its programming and research interests.

Whether you are a community organization looking to partner with a researcher, or a member of the media looking for a contact or a topic for a story, we welcome the opportunity to connect you to our research community. View our Media Experts Guide to learn more.

MEDIA EXPERT GUIDE