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The Good, the Bad, and the Tiny: Is Nanotechnology the Next Big Thing or the Next Big Nightmare?

The Liu Institute's Milind Kandlikar says research is moving toward a better understanding of how nanoparticles can affect human health and the environment, but scientists just don’t know what properties – shape, size, chemical composition or coatings – might make nanoparticles and nanowaste hazardous. More...

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Peace and Security
Liu Faculty Associate, Professor Wade Davis, discusses the major environmental impact of a proposed liquefied natural gas facility in British Columbia's Howe Sound.
July 23, 2015
Come join a Vancity panel discussion featuring Liu Faculty Associate, Rashid Sumaila, to explore how climate change is depleting B.C.'s seafood supply.
July 08, 2015
Environment
New research by Liu Scholar, Sara D. Elder, explores the role of corporate social responsibility as a business tool to promote food security in the global South.
July 08, 2015
Liu Faculty Associate, Professor Wade Davis, discusses the major environmental impact of a proposed liquefied natural gas facility in British Columbia's Howe Sound.
July 23, 2015
Justice
New research, based on a study completed by the Oceans 2015 Initiative, examines how climate change will impact fisheries and the many coastal communities that depend heavily on fisheries resource...
July 02, 2015
A dialogue with Dr. Francis Kateh, Deputy Minister of Health and Chief Medical Officer of Liberia.
June 22, 2015
Development
New research by Liu Scholar, Sara D. Elder, explores the role of corporate social responsibility as a business tool to promote food security in the global South.
July 08, 2015
Liu Faculty Associate, Professor Wade Davis, discusses the major environmental impact of a proposed liquefied natural gas facility in British Columbia's Howe Sound.
July 23, 2015
Health
The 2013 University Seminar Series, presented by the Aga Khan Foundation Canada (AKFC), in partnership with Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC), will focus on the challenges ...
October 21, 2013
Student members of the Canadian Coalition for Global Health Research (CCGHR) will hold the 2nd Anual British Columbia Global Health Student Forum supported by the Liu Scholars program of UBC's Liu...
September 28, 2013
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