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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
UBC expert says it could be difficult for Canada to withdraw from the fight against ISIS if it is asked to continue
November 04, 2014
A journal article written by Erin Baines exploring contraditions that exist in sexual violence and forced marriage in the Ugandan originated rebel group, Lord's Resistance Army.
March 14, 2014
Environment
Professor Hisham Zerrifii was co-lead on the Financing review that contributed to the development of new indoor air quality guidelines for household fuel combustion.
December 17, 2014
Professor Hisham Zerrifii was co-lead on the Financing review that contributed to the development of new indoor air quality guidelines for household fuel combustion.
December 17, 2014
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
Liu Scholars Sara Elder, Pascale Massot, Sophia Murphy, and Cary Wu held a two-day event on September 2nd – 3rd, 2014 titled “In markets we trust? Changing power relations in global commodity mark...
September 16, 2014
Yale will collaborate with researchers from UBC and other institutions to examine cookstove adoption in India in a three-year study research study.
May 28, 2014
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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