Drs. Ken Oakes, Zhi Shan, Rajendran Kaliaperumal, Shine Xu Zhang and Martin Mkandawire of the Verschuren Centre had their work published in the Springer book, Nanotechnology for Water Treatment and Purification (Lecture Notes in Nanoscale Science and Technology 22), Chapter 10 - Nanotechnology in Contemporary Mine Water Issues.
On August 28, 2014, Dr. David Wheeler, President of Cape Breton University, submitted the final report of the eleven person independent review panel on hydraulic fracturing to the Honourable Andrew Younger, MLA, Minister of Energy, Nova Scotia. The full report is available below.
Vershcuren Centre’s Dr. Martin Mkandawire, Industrial Chair of Mine Water Management and Dr. Ken Oakes, Industrial Research Chair in Environmental Remediation are among 60 researcher scholars from across Canada sharing expertise and helping to lead the way in economic and social development toward a sustainable future for our country. The Launch took place in Ottawa on March 18, 2015.