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IDRN Development Challenge
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Of ten, three teams advanced to the final stages and won cash prizes during the International Development Research Network (IDRN) Development Challenge in spring 2012.
A framework for screening human health and environmental risks from nanomaterials
Milind Kandlikar
On May 24th and 25th, 2012, the Liu Institute hosted a group of experts for a workshop on nanotoxicology, human exposure assessment, and environmental fate and transport.
Making Small Work: Business Models for Electrifying the World
Hisham Zerriffi
Despite over a century of investment in electric power systems, there are roughly 1.6 billion people who lack access to electricity service, mainly in rural areas.
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Publications
Clean fuel worsens climate impacts for some vehicle engines: UBC study
Conor Reynolds, Milind Kandlikar, Andrew Grieshop
A pioneering program by one of the world’s largest cities to switch its vehicle fleet to clean fuel has not significantly improved harmful vehicle emissions in more than 5,000 vehicles – and worsened some vehicles’ climate impacts – a new University of British Columbia study finds.
March 01, 2011
Clean Cooking Fuels and Technologies Workshop June 16-17, 2008 - Istanbul, Turkey
Hisham Zerriffi
A pre-conference workshop was organized in conjunction with the 31st International Association for Energy Economics (IAEE) international conference in Istanbul on the 16th and 17th of June, 2008.
July 17, 2008
Making Small Work: Business Models for Electrifying the World
Hisham Zerriffi
Despite over a century of investment in electric power systems, there are roughly 1.6 billion people who lack access to electricity service, mainly in rural areas.
October 03, 2007
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Events
Oct
29
2012
Northern Gateway Pipeline: How did an oil pipeline become a battle for the soul of our nation?
October 29, 2012
Liu Earth Governance Group presents a talk by Professor George Hoberg from the Department of Forest Resources Management, with commentary from Will Horter, Executive Director of Dogwood Initiative.
Mar
21
2011
State Science and its Discontents
March 21, 2011
What India's debate on transgenic crops tells us about the relationship between Science and Democracy
Oct
13
2010
You Just Don't Understand! Ending Academic Turf Wars in International Development
October 13, 2010
UBC's NEW International Development Research Network (IDRN) & Liu Institute for Global Issues are pleased to invite you to the IDRN's official launch event.
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