Research Month

Cape Breton University’s Research Month (March 2020) is a forum for researchers to share their work and to participate in research discussions.

Presentations and Posters

Research Month 2020 events concluded on March 13, 2020. Presentations from faculty and students showed the range of research interests and pursuits at CBU.  This included research in social sciences, business, education, health, and science

Student Research

Students who prepared for Research Month 2020 are recognized for their commitment to conducting and sharing their research:

Thesis/Major Project Snapshot Presenters:

Cameron Forbes Enhancing Conductivity via Surface Functionalization of Biochar
Lanxi (Jo) Wang Anxiety and Enjoyment in Second Language Listening Comprehension
Rebecca Button-Sibley Validation of environmental DNA (eDNA) applications/protocols for conservation of freshwater mussels Alasmidonta varicosa, Margaritifera margaritifera, and Lampsilis cariosa
Samantha Ayers-Glassey A Mixed-Method Approach to Examining Self-Reports of Emotion Regulation and Hyperfocus-Like States in ADHD and Non-ADHD Adults
Sarah MacLean Exploring the Diversity of Boring Bivalves in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary

 

Individual Presenters:

Lanxi (Jo) Wang Anxiety and Enjoyment in Second Language Listening Comprehension
Rebecca-Button Sibley Validation of environmental DNA (eDNA) applications/protocols for conservation of freshwater mussels Alasmidonta varicosa, Margaritifera margaritifera, and Lampsilis cariosa
Rishi Midha The presentation will be based on a survey paper based on the applications of Big Data analytics
Sarah Maclean

 

Exploring the Diversity of Boring Bivalves in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary

Poster Presenters:

Austin Chapman Exploring university students’ perception of health risks associated with vaping: A qualitative study
George Woodbury Language Nests
Hope Battiste Language and Culture Camps
Jessalynn Hamilton Mayan Language Revitalization
John-Michael Burns Potentially creating or converting a room into an indoor green room within CBU.
Kalolin Johnson Environmental Psychology
Kelly Ivey Hearing Aids and Quality of Life
Kelsie Francis Silent Speakers and Rememberers
Lisa Polegatto Deep Dive Into The Ocean Ecosystem With The Giants.

A Learning Tool About Whales, Interconnected Species & Organisms, Climate Change and Humanity

Nadine Prosper Language Learning Anxiety
Natalia Parsons ‘Mindfulness Based Wellbeing’
Focusing on highlighting the benefits of mindfulness techniques that help reduce stress, depression and anxiety.
Rashawn Bernard Indigenous Language Immersion Programs
Robyn Shibinette Exploring Nursing Student Experiences with Symptoms of Burnout While Being Enrolled in An Accelerated Nursing Program: A Qualitative Study (Research proposal)
Ryan Lewis Literature Exposure and Overcoming Belief Bias in Deductive Reasoning
Samantha Ross The Indigenous Language Act vs. The Official Languages Act
Samar Ali Pyrolysis of Patchouli: Potential for Sustainable Agriculture
Sarah Boudreau Birch Bark-Oil (Maskwiomin): Synthesis and Analysis of an L’nu Indigenous Skin Ointment
Sukriti Bharadwaj How to reduce car usage among students of CBU using theory of planned behaviour. it focuses on implementing methods like carpooling, starting a bike-share, reducing/waiving the cost of parking pass for the students who are carpooling.
Taylor McLellan A Mixed Methods Study on Racism on Campus at Cape Breton University
Yen Nhi Ngo Recycling Project at CBU