UBC students head to India to host international leadership conference
Imagine this: You are an executive of a global corporation and you’ve just learned that your company has been illegally dumping industrial waste and carcinogens into the local water supply. What’s your next move?
Feb 13, 2015
Megasizing democracy – 814 million voters in India
Approximately 800 million people in India are electing new leaders. UBC’s Anjali Thomas Bohlken discusses the major political and logistical issues behind the world’s largest election.
Apr 24, 2014
Top Canadian, Indian institutions form $30M partnership to improve water and infrastructure safety, eradicate diseases
Scientists from the University of British Columbia, University of Alberta, University of Toronto and 11 leading institutions in India are joining forces to tackle urgent issues in both countries with a $30-million partnership.
Nov 6, 2012
Live-in for Literacy camps out at the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre
Lovers of literacy and libraries are invited to come by and show their support for Live-in for Literacy, which begins this Tuesday on the second-floor foyer of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre. From January 17 to 26, students will once again “camp” at the Learning Centre in order to raise funds to build one or more libraries in a developing country.
Jan 17, 2012
UBC establishes significant new on-the-ground presence in India
The University of British Columbia is deepening its commitment to India by opening offices in Bangalore and New Delhi and establishing partnerships with leading universities and research institutions across India.
Nov 10, 2011
Clean fuel worsens climate impacts for some vehicle engines: UBC study
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 UBC study finds.
Mar 1, 2011