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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...

Diagram by http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nanotechnology

 

Peace and Security

May 20, 2015
Assistant Professor, Hisham Zerriffi explores the development of a widespread community-based natural resource management (CBNRM) program in Namibia, which makes it an ideal location to analyze th...
May 20, 2015
Environment

May 20, 2015
Apply for Canada Research Chair (CRC) Tier 2 at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in Sustainability and Policy Resource and Development (a tenure-track appointment) at UBC.
May 25, 2015
Justice

March 14, 2014
The corporatization of activist groups, including Greenpeace, is the focus of a new op-ed co-authored by a Peter Dauvergne.
March 14, 2014
Development

May 20, 2015
Apply for Canada Research Chair (CRC) Tier 2 at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in Sustainability and Policy Resource and Development (a tenure-track appointment) at UBC.
May 25, 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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